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Risk assessment - ground clearanceGround clearance activities can present risks to staff which, left unmanaged, could cause accidents and potentially put you on the wrong side of the law.Managing the risksTo ensure this doesn't happen, complete a risk... Read more
24 Mar 2017
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Safety in bricklayingBricklaying involves inherent risks. Therefore, if this type of work is not carried out correctly, it can result in injuries and ill-health to staff. This applies whether it is bricks or blocks etc. being laid.Managing the risksT... Read more
13 Dec 2016
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Working out of hoursWorking outside of the normal working hours may present risks to staff, which left unmanaged, could cause accidents and potentially put you on the wrong side of the law.Managing the risksTo help you identify the hazards associated... Read more
16 May 2017
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General building maintenance above ground levelCarrying out general building maintenance above ground level can present risks to staff, which left unmanaged could cause accidents and potentially put you on the wrong side of the law.Managing the risks... Read more
19 May 2017
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Safe demolition of external wallsThe demolition of brick, block or stone external walls - those walls which separate property and land - could, if carried out incorrectly lead to accidents resulting in personal injury to both staff and members of th... Read more
23 Nov 2016
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Working at height If carried out incorrectly or by using the wrong type of access equipment, working at height could cause accidents and potentially put you on the wrong side of the law. Working at height safelyTo ensure that this doesn't happen, you ... Read more
03 Jan 2017
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Safe use of garden equipmentFailure to observe the correct operating procedures when using garden equipment may lead to accidents resulting in serious personal injuries.Managing the risksTo help you to identify the hazards associated with the operati... Read more
12 Apr 2017
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Safe management of grey fleet driversGrey fleet drivers use their own vehicles on company business. It is important that businesses manage such operations to the same standards as those for drivers of company-owned vehicles. Failure to do so may lead... Read more
19 May 2017
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Occupational stressThe HSE defines stress as "the adverse reaction people have to excessive pressure or other types of demand placed on them". So to ensure this doesn't happen you need to identify what could cause this, and then take steps to minimise t... Read more
24 Mar 2017
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Pregnant staff  There are specific risks and hazards present in the working environment that may affect women that are either pregnant or of childbearing age.Managing the risks To help you identify the hazards and appropriate ways of controlling the... Read more
01 Oct 2015
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