Article Database - Tips & Advice Health & Safety: Year 03, issue 07?volume=03&nr=07&cookieChecked=1

 
Pregnancy and night work Publication date: 20.12.2004
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One of your night-working employees has recently announced her pregnancy. A colleague has advised that she’ll be unable to continue working night shifts for health reasons. Is this true and if not, what should you be doing?
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Getting organised for training Publication date: 20.12.2004
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Whilst providing health and safety training for staff is a legal requirement, it’s also an excellent way of reducing the likelihood of accidents. So why not use our training policy to set out your approach to organising and providing it?
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Recording the right information Publication date: 20.12.2004
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You’ve had a new dust and fume extraction system installed in your workshop. What records do you need to have in place to comply with the maintenance and testing requirements under the COSHH Regulations?
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Working platforms and safety Publication date: 20.12.2004
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You’re thinking of hiring a Mobile Elevating Work Platform for the first time, but are concerned about safety issues. What are the main risks that you should consider and how do you deal with them?
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Stricter mobile phone penalties on the way Publication date: 20.12.2004
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One year old. The legislation introducing a ban on the use of hand-held mobile phones whilst driving has now been in force for one year. Whilst several thousand fixed penalty notices have been dished out, research by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) shows that drivers’ use of hand-held mobile phones has only reduced by 25%....
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Dealing with method statements Publication date: 20.12.2004
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You’ve got contractors coming in to install ductwork for new machinery. They’ve handed you a “method statement”. What is this document and how can you tell if health and safety issues have been adequately planned for?
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Crystal ball gazing Publication date: 20.12.2004
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The Health & Safety Commission has recently published its new five-year strategy. How will it affect enforcement of your business?
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Is £250,000 enough? Publication date: 20.12.2004
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Q. In Year 2, Issue 22, you referred to a consultant’s checklist which contained a question on the level of professional indemnity cover carried. The figure of £500,000 was mentioned and we want to know whether that’s a legal requirement or just a recommendation. What’s the situation? A. This figure is only a recommendation. If your chosen consultant...
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Adequate training for temps Publication date: 20.12.2004
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By law, agencies must only supply temps who are competent to deal with the health and safety risks of a particular job. A recent case shows what can easily go wrong if this doesn’t happen. What are the key points to be aware of?
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