The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA). DBS Gov
Formally CRB. There’s a different way to apply if you live or are applying for a job in Northern Ireland or Scotland. The check will only show convictions that aren’t ‘spent’, for example some types of caution will disappear after 3 months. It costs £25. You must be 16 or over to make the request.…
Most employers are required by the law to insure against liability for injury or disease to their employees arising out of their employment. This guide is intended to help you to understand what is required.
Gutter Cleaning Word Doc’ to edit to your company or business. Including; Company details, Project Information, Safety Arrangements, Risk Management Information, Method Statement, Job Sequence, Accidents & Declaration. Method-Statement-for-Gutter-Cleaning
The purpose of this book is clear from the title: it is a resource book. It is specifically a resource book for safety representatives, but the hope and indeed the expectation is that it is a resource to which employers, their occupational health and safety advisors, employees and the self-employed will refer.
Self-cleaning windows, very high strength concrete and thin, lightweight, super-efficient insulation – just three examples of new building materials with impressive properties made possible by nanotechnologies that manipulate materials atom by atom. Carbon fibre poles are also nano tech.
Products that contain nanomaterials are rarely precisely labelled and the way health and safety legislation applies in different countries may not require manufacturers or suppliers to provide information to consumers or regulators about the type of nanomaterial or the specific way in which it is used.
This guidance document provides information in relation to chemical and biological safety with respect to those working in Contract Cleaning.
This leaflet aims to help employers and self- employed people to assess risks in the work-place. It is aimed at firms in the commercial, service and light industrial sectors.
Conflict at work takes many forms. It may be that two workers simply don’t get on; or that an individual has a grievance against their manager. How do you manage this conflict so that it has a positive rather than a negative impact on your workplace?