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What’s off the building maintenance budget? Publication date: 26.01.2009
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As money is tight, you’re looking at areas to cut back on, one of which is building maintenance. What are the potential health and safety implications of doing this and will taking this approach increase potential liability?
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Replacing hard hats Publication date: 26.01.2009
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The sticker says “yes”. We’ve recently come across a range of hard hats that are fitted with a sticker that tells you when it needs to be replaced. How does it work? The hat has a UV indicator that changes colour. Initially, the indicator is red, then over time it changes colour as the hat is exposed to sunlight. The theory is that once the indicator...
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Contractor selection process update Publication date: 26.01.2009
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There’s a rumour circulating that the HSE is going to sort out contractor selection schemes. Is this the delayed Christmas present you’ve been waiting for?
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How might poor sales affect safety? Publication date: 26.01.2009
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Research shows that during tough economic times employees are likely to cut corners on health and safety in an effort to produce more, look good to their bosses and so avoid redundancy. What warning signs should you look out for?
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What’s happening with first aid training? Publication date: 26.01.2009
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Changes at last. Although the HSE has been threatening to change the duration and content of first aid courses for a number of years, its promises haven’t come to fruition. However, it appears that the HSE has finally completed its review of the training. As yet the details of the changes are still to be released, but according to the HSE website,...
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Leading health and safety at work Publication date: 26.01.2009
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The HSE is promoting a document it has produced in conjunction with the Institute of Directors on the way health and safety should be managed. What’s its legal position, and should you follow its principles?
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The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008 Publication date: 26.01.2009
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New regulations published in June 2008 bring in changes made to the European Machinery Directive. Who do the Regulations apply to, and what, if anything do you need to do to comply with them?
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DSEAR risk assessment Publication date: 26.01.2009
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To help you comply with the Dangerous Substances & Explosive Atmosphere Regulations (DSEAR) 2002, we’ve created a new risk assessment checklist. What’s on it and when do you need to use it?
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Failure to plan the movement of a load Publication date: 26.01.2009
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You may be forgiven for thinking that if something is very heavy, staff will put time and effort into ensuring that they come up with a safe and secure way of moving it. However, this doesn’t always happen…
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