RIDDOR – what you need to know

| Health & Safety

Although at the time of writing this, the 2020 report has yet to be released; in 2018/19 there were 69,208 injuries to employees reported, compared to 71,062 in the previous year. Now, whilst these statistics indicate a steady downward trend, the 2018/19 figure still equates to an estimated 4.7 million working days that were lost […]


Doing the job right – RAMS risk assessment method statement

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As an employer, it is your responsibility to ensure the health and safety of your employees. It’s important that you are aware of the difference between risk assessment and risk assessment method statements (RAMS), so you can fully obey health and safety laws. What is a Risk Assessment? A Risk Assessment is a legal requirement […]


10 Reasons You Need a Planned Maintenance Schedule

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Maintaining a safe, clean and secure environment for employees is the responsibility of the business owner, but with many different aspects of a building to maintain it can almost seem like an unmanageable task. By implementing a proactive approach to the maintenance of your facility, you can ensure that regular checks take place, which identify […]


How to keep your business secure after a break in

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Unfortunately, after a break in your building becomes even more vulnerable to a repeat offense. It also leads to general feelings of insecurity among employees, staff and customers. It is, therefore, important to take immediate action to secure your premises and take the necessary steps to ensure the safety of the building and those in […]


Water System Responsibilities in Your Business

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The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations state that there is a statutory duty to manage and control the risk of legionella in water systems. Legionella bacteria is commonly found in water between 20 and 45°C and can cause legionnaires disease which is a potentially fatal type of pneumonia contracted by inhaling bacteria […]


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