Mar

05

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Tips for complying with health and safety policies and procedures

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All employers have responsibilities under the law to protect their workers from risks that may arise to their health and well being. Getting to grips with these policies and procedures can seem like a daunting task, but as long as you follow certain principles, you shouldn’t struggle to meet your obligations. Here are some simple tips to help you stay on the right side of the law. Understand the regulations First and foremost, it helps if you have some understanding of where these rules come from and what they aim to achieve. The basis of health and safety laws in the UK is the Health and Safety at Work etc [...]

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Mar

02

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The Most Common Workplace Accidents

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There’s no doubt that workplace safety has improved considerably in the UK over recent decades. However, there is no room for complacency. The fact is, accidents still occur and, when they do, the consequences can be serious for workers and employers alike. It is no surprise then that many organisations are making use of NEBOSH health and safety courses to help ensure that their personnel have the knowledge and skills required to minimize risk in the workplace. Here are some of the most common accidents that firms have to guard against. Slips, trips and falls Unsurprisingly, accidents involving slips, trips and falls (STFs) occur the most frequently. Indeed, these incidents [...]

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