Article Database - Tips & Advice Health & Safety: Year 03, issue 06?volume=03&nr=06&cookieChecked=1

 
Staying one step ahead Publication date: 06.12.2004
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Staying one step ahead of claimant solicitors in defending a personal injury claim is always a challenge. So how can you ensure that any witness statements are used to your best advantage?
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Read the signs Publication date: 06.12.2004
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A few years ago, the existence of a sign warning of a trip hazard would have done little to help you reduce your share of liability. However, this has now changed following a recent Court of Appeal case. So what’s the latest news?
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Duties owed to window cleaners Publication date: 06.12.2004
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... it safe and keep your role in this to a minimum, engaging a specialist, safety-savvy company is the best way forward. You’re responsible for highlighting particular risks, e.g. a fragile roof, and to maintain any access equipment provided. The window cleaner is then responsible for devising and following a safe system of work.
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Work is good for your health Publication date: 06.12.2004
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The Health & Safety Executive has recently issued new guidance to employers on managing long-term sickness absence. Is it good news for you?
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Dangers of latex Publication date: 06.12.2004
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Some of your staff are provided with latex gloves to help protect their hands. However, a new employee is complaining of skin irritations from wearing these gloves. How should you deal with this complaint?
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What’s most cost-effective? Publication date: 06.12.2004
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You need to provide manual handling training and it’s been suggested that you save money by training up a member of staff to do it. What are the key issues for you to consider before going ahead?
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Filthy loos can cost you Publication date: 06.12.2004
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Watch your bog standards. In Birmingham City Council v Giro Foods, 2004 , a firm was fined £20,000 for breaches of the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 . A routine inspection found a dirty restroom with a food encrusted and blocked sink, as well as filthy toilets. This is the first prosecution that we’ve come across for dirty...
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Voluntary stress standards Publication date: 06.12.2004
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Stress busting overload. November was a busy month for stress. Not only were the Health & Safety Executive’s (HSE) stress “Management Standards” finally launched, but ACAS also published its own “Stress at Work” booklet. A number of employers have already expressed concern at what this could do to their own stress levels in terms of extra...
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A change of approach Publication date: 06.12.2004
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With the forthcoming abolition of fire certificates, the Fire Authorities will be altering their approach to inspecting premises. So who are they most likely to visit and what will they expect to see?
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