The first question to ask is – can the job be done more safely in a different way? A ladder is a simple, versatile and relatively inexpensive piece of equipment. The temptation therefore is to use it for all sorts of work without considering whether the risk warrants an alternate method. Factors which have a…
University of Cambridge: This guidance has been produced to help meet the requirements of the relevant statutory instruments, the Work at Height Regulations 2005 and the Health and Safety at Work Act.
Work at Height / Falling Objects – This information sheet gives employers and employees practical advice on work at height and falling objects and how to eliminate or reduce the risk of harm or damage occurring. It will assist you in identifying activities in your workplace that involve work at height or where there is…
Health and safety at work is, for many managers, a difficult subject. Apart from being steeped in the law, which can be difficult to interpret, it requires a broad knowledge of many disciplines, such as psychology, engi- neering, chemistry, ergonomics and medicine, each of which is a subject of study in its own right.
A workbook for employers, unions, safety representatives and safety professionals. As a step-by-step guide, it will help all organisations, particularly smaller businesses, to carry out their own health and safety investigations. Investigating accidents and incidents explains why you need to carry out investigations and takes you through each step of the process.
This form must be filled in by an employer or other responsible person. The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995.
Key facts – Ill health – Injury – Costs to Britain – Industries – European comparisons – Enforcement – Sources – Definitions
Gutter Cleaning Method Statement
Gutter Cleaning – Risk Assessment Template
This guidance is for those who have responsibility for the health, safety and welfare of people at work or for the safe operation of a workplace. It provides guidance on the steps to take to try to manage risks without resorting to personal protective equipment (PPE) which should be used as a last resort. It…