Article Database - Tips & Advice Health & Safety: Year 03, issue 20?volume=03&nr=20&cookieChecked=1

 
Care in the sun Publication date: 04.07.2005
Article database » Occupational health » Skin
With more people in the UK succumbing to skin cancer, what safe systems of work should you introduce for those employees who work outside and just how far are you expected to go?
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Is the job still safe for her? Publication date: 04.07.2005
Article database » Occupational health » Pregnancy
Our subscriber has an employee who visits clients and works alone. She’s pregnant and they need to know if she can still carry out her duties safely. How should they assess this?
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Legally compliant loos Publication date: 04.07.2005
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You’re upgrading some of your old toilets and want to know the key health and safety issues which you need to be aware of at the design stage. Taking relevant legislation into account, what are they?
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Getting a safe grip Publication date: 04.07.2005
Article database » Manual handling » Risk assessment
Your staff handle metal sheets as part of their job role. Following a minor accident, you’ve decided to update your risk assessment for this activity. What key areas should it cover?
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Safe use near pedestrians Publication date: 04.07.2005
Article database » Transport » Lift trucks
With speeds of up to 10mph, forklift trucks can be dangerous if their use isn’t properly controlled; especially around pedestrians. Following a recent case, what safe systems of work should you introduce?
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Could stress become a disability? Publication date: 04.07.2005
Article database » Occupational health » Case law
Over the last couple of years the courts have made it much harder for staff to succeed in stress claims. However, the forthcoming Disability Discrimination Act could change this. What should you be aware of?
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The heat is on Publication date: 04.07.2005
Article database » Occupational health » Skin
Heatwave ahead? According to the Met Office, we may be in for a hotter than average summer. As late July and August tend to be the hottest months, this is a good time to prepare yourself. Otherwise, you don’t just risk tempers rising in a hot and stuffy workplace, but staff succumbing to heat stress and productivity plummeting! Get organised now....
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It’s a myth Publication date: 04.07.2005
Article database » Accident management/reporting » Personal injury
According to new research, the UK compensation culture is a myth with payments only likely to be awarded in limited situations. What’s the latest news?
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DIY = Don’t Injure Yourself Publication date: 04.07.2005
Article database » H&S management » Employee
DIY and safety. The sun and extra long days provided by the summer months provide a great opportunity to get all those niggling DIY jobs done. If you have colleagues who plan on taking annual leave to get stuck in, you may want to draw their attention to the findings of some recent research. It may help ensure they don’t need to take any time off...
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