Ladder Inspection Checklist With Ladder Tags

Falls from height are still one of the biggest causes of death and injury in the UK workplace. Many of these accidents are due to the inappropriate use of ladders and step-ladders. Their simple design, ease of use and familiarity often leads to the safety implications of their use being overlooked. This checklist also has…

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Company Driver Handbook Editable

This handbook is written for all drivers on company business as part of the company’s car policy. The purpose is to set out for each driver the rules, practices and responsibilities the company has put in place to alleviate the risks to the health and safety of its employees identified under the Health and Safety…

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Driving At Work Policy – Editable

Employers have duties under health and safety law for on-the-road work activities. If you do not already have a road safety policy you may use the information below as a template, adding and taking away information as necessary. You may need to add information on carrying passengers, driving hours and towing, for example. Driving At…

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Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims

This Protocol applies to any business (including sole traders and public bodies) claiming payment of a debt from an individual (including a sole trader). This Protocol’s aims are to encourage early engagement and communication between the parties, including early exchange of sufficient information about the matter to help clarify whether there are any issues in…

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Telescopic Ladder Faults

This is a compilation of all the major files found recently on telescopic ladders that led to death. The results of East Midlands’ project found that all ten telescopic ladders sampled were unsafe, with major structural defects occurring after being dropped. The ladder packaging & labelling even stated it conformed with standard when it didn’t.

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