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Health and safety officer

Understanding health and safety legislation is key to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace. All workplaces in the UK must meet the criteria established by the legislation and will be expected to provide evidence of health and safety practices at work. This article will guide you through understanding health and safety legislation so that you…(Read More)

What Does Reasonably Practicable Mean?

One of the questions we are often asked is “What does reasonably practicable mean?”  In this article we explain the meaning of this commonly used health and safety phrase. As health and safety legislation has to apply to every employer in the UK it therefore encompasses a wide range of industries, job types and working…(Read More)

Can You Be Left Alone At Work?

In this article we answer the questions “Can you be left alone at work?” as well as other questions we frequently get asked by our customers. So, what is lone working and can you be left alone at work? A lone worker is an employee who performs an activity that is carried out in isolation…(Read More)

How Do I Carry Out Risk Assessment?

Another one of our top 10 frequently asked questions is “How do I carry out a risk assessment?”  In this article we explain the five step process that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) recommend that you follow. So, what is risk assessment and how do I carry out a risk assessment? Risk assessment is…(Read More)

Do I Need A Specific Risk Assessment For My Work Experience Students?

When we are delivering risk assessment courses, one of the common questions is “Do I Need A Specific Risk Assessment For My Work Experience Students?” In this article we explain what you need to consider when taking on work experience students. In short, no a specific risk assessment for work experience students is not a…(Read More)

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