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Essential banksman training can save lives

Reversing vehicles cause 25% of transport related workplace deaths iHASCO, a market-leading provider of Health & Safety and Compliance eLearning, have released a brand new Banksman Essentials training course. 5000 transport related accidents occur in the workplace each year, according ...

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WHA – Standards and Training remain paramount

One thing for sure is that life resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic is not the same; and is unlikely to be so for some time. Organisations are having to operate differently whilst still delivering their products and services. Trade Associations ...

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CLC publishes Brexit data protection and GDPR guide

A new guide has been published by the Brexit Working Group of the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) to help companies manage their data protection and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance ahead of the UK’s exit from the transition period ...

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Lone workers

Lone workers are those who work by themselves without close or direct supervision, and they can be found in many working environments. EXAMPLES OF LONE WORKING INCLUDE: People working alone in premises, such as shops or kiosks Home workers People ...

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Sign of the times

Mandatory by law and essential in reducing the risk of accidents, the implementation of effective safety signage is crucial to any workplace. Danny Adamson, MD at Stocksigns looks at how compliance with the latest safety requirements can ensure a safe ...

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Vulnerable workers

Where workers are more vulnerable to accidents or work related ill health, employers have an enhanced level of responsibility to ensure their health and safety. The groups of workers who may be at increased risk include new and expectant mothers, ...

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Mobile/travelling employee safety and COVID-19

As the UK begins to ease its way out of the current COVID-19 lockdown measures (albeit at different speeds across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland); employers may be thinking about asking their employees to begin travelling for work again ...

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Covid-secure workplaces

On 11 May 2020 the UK Government published ‘Our Plan to Rebuild: The UK Government’s COVID-19 Recovery Strategy’ together with eight workplace-specific guides. These documents provide an overview for employers as to how they can safely get their employees back ...

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Building managers urged to pay close attention to ventilation hygiene after lockdown

As buildings start to re-open, the importance of complying with industry standards, keeping comprehensive records and using competent companies to carry out ventilation hygiene work will take on even greater significance due to the problems created by the coronavirus, a ...

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Returning to work safely with SWG

Emerging from the COVID-19 lockdown, businesses across the UK welcome the government’s phased return to normality, starting with those who cannot work remotely. Employers now need to think carefully about their workplace strategy. Facilities & HR managers face a particular ...

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