Article Database - Tips & Advice Health & Safety: Year 03, issue 16?volume=03&nr=16&cookieChecked=1

 
COSHH in construction Publication date: 09.05.2005
Article database » Working with chemicals » COSHH
You’re engaged in construction and have been advised by a colleague that you need to have COSHH assessments in place for any hazardous substances used What should you include and how do you carry them out?
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Changes for the transport sector Publication date: 09.05.2005
Article database » Transport » Driving
In order to improve safety within the transport industry, new legislation covering working hours came into force in April 2005. What are these new regulations and what are the key points to be aware of?
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Surveying stress - the latest Publication date: 09.05.2005
Article database » Occupational health » Stress
Assessing stress. The last year has seen a great deal of activity on the subject of workplace stress. Apart from a pro-employer decision in the House of Lords ( Barber v Somerset County Council ), the Health & Safety Executive issued its own “Management Standards” for auditing stress last November. Therefore the time seems right for a survey...
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Attendance on rest days and evenings Publication date: 09.05.2005
Article database » H&S management » Training
Q. We organise on-site health and safety training for our employees. Some of this training falls on staff rest days, whilst other training is provided by external trainers and occurs in the evening. If any staff attend on their rest day or in the evening, must we pay them? A. As health and safety training is a legal requirement, staff are entitled to...
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Care with chemicals Publication date: 09.05.2005
Article database » Working with chemicals » COSHH
Having a safe system of work in place for handling hazardous chemicals is vitally important due to the consequences of a spillage. Following recent case law, what precautions should you be taking?
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Returning to work after a stroke Publication date: 09.05.2005
Article database » H&S management » Special provisions
One of your employees has had a stroke and wishes to return to his office job. He’s lost some mobility and you need to know the key health and safety issues to consider before he returns to work. What are they?
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Needlestick injuries Publication date: 09.05.2005
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Your staff are complaining about finding discarded syringes on sites which they visit as part of their job. What are the key health and safety risks involved and how can they be reduced?
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Does your approach fit? Publication date: 09.05.2005
Article database » Working at height » Risk assessment
On April 6, 2005, the Work at Height Regulations came into effect. As a result, you’ve decided to review your approach to assessing the risks of this type of work. So what should your assessments now look at?
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HSE to the rescue? Publication date: 09.05.2005
Article database » Enforcement authorities » HSE
The Health & Safety Executive says that it has devised a tool to help limit your Employers’ Liability insurance premiums. Should you get excited?
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