Posts Tagged ‘IOSH’

08/06/2012

PASMA Tower Week

Preparations are well underway for PASMA Tower Week Yorkshire, a brand new initiative organised by the Prefabricated Access Suppliers’ and Manufacturers’ Association in collaboration with its local members – manufacturers, hirer/dealers and training centres.   The aim of this campaign is to promote mobile access towers as a safe and adaptable method of working at […]

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06/06/2012

FREE EVENT – Risk assessment – getting back to basics

Wednesday 20 June 2012, Pavilions, Wetherby Road, Harrogate Who is the event aimed at? Small and medium sized businesses (SME’s). In particular it would be beneficial for anyone who wishes to carry out their own risk assessment e.g. business owners or those who need to carry out site specific assessments for larger employers e.g., departmental […]

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30/03/2012

From 6 April 2012 [subject to Parliamentary approval] RIDDOR’s over three day injury reporting requirement will change. From then the trigger point will increase from over three days’ to over seven days’ incapacitation (not counting the day on which the accident happened). Incapacitation means that the worker is absent or is unable to do work […]

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19/12/2011

Benefits of accident prevention

Preventing accidents and ill health at work helps you build a good reputation with your clients, your workers, their friends and associates. You have worked hard to build a positive and respectable image for your business. It’s vital that your business keeps that good name. Good public relations increase sales and generate more leads. If […]

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18/10/2011

FAQ – What should be in my risk assessment?

Your risk assessment should include consideration of what in your business might cause harm and how and, the people who might be affected.  It should take into account any controls which are already in place and identify what, if any, further controls are required. You should be able to show from your assessment that: a […]

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04/10/2011

Fork lift accident figures revealed

The UK’s road freight industry has seen a 237% increase in lift truck-related injuries to workers in the last decade, giving it the worst fork lift safety record of all sectors of the economy, figures show. Data released by the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) as part of National Fork Lift Safety Week reveal that […]

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19/09/2011

Health and safety made simple – first aid

You must have first-aid arrangements in your workplace. You are responsible for making sure that your employees receive immediate attention if they are taken ill or are injured at work. Accidents and illness can happen at any time and first aid can save lives and prevent minor injuries from becoming major ones. Your arrangements will […]

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09/09/2011

Flexible working ‘eases stress’

Offering flexible work can help businesses reduce stress levels among employees, according to a new study. A survey of small and medium business (SME) managers found that 81% had experienced negative effects from devoting too much time to work. More than half (56%) had endured stress while a third said they had suffered poor health. […]

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06/09/2011

Are you a smaller builder Pt 3 – Co-operation

Close co-operation and co-ordination among everyone involved in a project can help to prevent injury and ill-health. Business clients – have safety responsibilities on even the shortest of projects and will need to check the arrangements made by the smaller builder for managing the work. For example, if there is a risk of falling through a […]

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04/09/2011

Are you a small builder? Pt 2

Manage hazards and risk As a smaller builder, you are a contractor under Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM) 2007 and you must: Plan, manage and monitor your construction work so that health and safety risks are controlled; Set lead times – inform any sub-contractors of the minimum amount of time that will be allowed for planning and preparation; […]

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