Article Database - Tips & Advice Health & Safety: Year 02, issue 21?volume=02&nr=21&cookieChecked=1

 
Protecting your position Publication date: 30.08.2004
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A colleague has recently been taken to the cleaners over an accident claim, partly because he didn’t have the right paperwork to help defend it. So what is the minimum that you really need to cover your back?
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Kitchen v tea room Publication date: 30.08.2004
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You currently provide a tea room for your staff, but have received requests to upgrade it into a kitchen. Before going ahead, you want to know what the fire safety implications are. What do you need to know?
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In the driving seat Publication date: 30.08.2004
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New legislation will be introduced in July 2005 which will affect staff operating vehicles or equipment which causes whole-body vibration. What are these legal changes and what do you currently need to be aware of?
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All gone quiet? Publication date: 30.08.2004
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Legislation update. In year 2, issue 16, we advised you regarding the forthcoming Work at Height Regulations 2004 (WAHR). These contain a series of requirements for you to specifically assess and manage any work carried out at height. Regulations delayed. The government’s intention was that WAHR was to be introduced on July 19, 2004 in order to comply...
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Saving some time Publication date: 30.08.2004
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Q. One of our managers has suggested that we get all our staff to sign a declaration to confirm that they have read and understood any risk assessment which may concern them. However, this sounds impracticable and a waste of time. What do you suggest? A. This does sound excessive. As long as relevant risk assessment findings are communicated to staff,...
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Don’t be caught out Publication date: 30.08.2004
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According to research, 97% of potential pregnancy-related tribunal claims involve a failure to carry out a risk assessment. So use our checklist to help you flag up the hazards which you most need to consider.
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How far do we go? Publication date: 30.08.2004
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Our subscriber’s landlord has written to them saying that some repairs need to be carried out to areas which may contain asbestos. As the tenant, they’re unsure how far their responsibilities extend. So what’s the situation?
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What can you expect? Publication date: 30.08.2004
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The latest report into the level of local authority enforcement has recently been published. Does it contain any cause for concern?
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Communication matters Publication date: 30.08.2004
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It’s easy to under-estimate the effect that poor communication can have on your accident record. Recent case law shows what can happen if those working on a project don’t communicate properly. What’s the latest news?
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