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Emergency homeworking questionnaire for staff
Emergency homeworking questionnaire for staff
Precedents

This Precedent Emergency homeworking assessment for staff will help organisations undertake a form of remote risk assessment of individual arrangements when working from home is implemented at short notice, and without the opportunity to conduct an on-site assessment, eg in response to a business continuity event. It is intended to be completed by individual members of staff and covers health and safety, equipment and technology and information security. Information from the completed checklist can then be evaluated and fed into the organisation’s ongoing health and safety, resourcing and information security planning processes.

Emergency homeworking risk evaluation
Emergency homeworking risk evaluation
Precedents

This Precedent Emergency homeworking risk evaluation can be used in conjunction with Precedent: Emergency homeworking questionnaire for staff to record your organisation’s evaluation of risks identified as arising from emergency homeworking arrangements that have had to be put in place. It includes sections to document the steps you may need to put in place to mitigate the risks.

First aid box or kit contents inventory
First aid box or kit contents inventory
Precedents

This Precedent First aid box or kit contents inventory provides suggestions on what you may wish to include in a first aid box. It can be used as an aid to a periodic check of the contents of your box or kit to ensure necessary replacement items can identified and replaced, and can be used as your contents list if you keep a copy in the box/kit itself. You are not required to maintain a first aid box or kit, but it is generally considered good practice that this would be the minimum step that every organisation should put in place. Depending on the size and purpose of your kit (ie for use in the office or for travel), you may require more than one of the components listed in this inventory.

First aid incident record
First aid incident record
Precedents

This precedent record may be completed by your first aider(s) to record information about any incidents that necessitate the provision of first aid to employees or other individuals in your workplaces.

First aid needs assessment
First aid needs assessment
Precedents

This Precedent First aid needs assessment can be used to record your assessment of your organisation’s first aid needs. This will help ensure you are meeting regulatory requirements and can properly provide first aid when required.

First aid procedure—flowchart
First aid procedure—flowchart
Precedents

This first aid procedure flowchart is an example of the type of flowchart you can use to demonstrate your procedures for dealing with accidents where injuries have been sustained.

First aid provision management lifecycle
First aid provision management lifecycle
Precedents

This workflow explains the steps you can take to ensure your first aid provision is managed appropriately.

First aid provision—annual review
First aid provision—annual review
Precedents

This Precedent will help you to conduct an annual review of your first aid provision.

First aid provision—schedule of testing
First aid provision—schedule of testing
Precedents

This Precedent First aid provision—schedule of testing can be used to record the results of your first aid testing. You should check or test your first aid arrangements on a regular basis to ensure they are effective and document those checks or tests, including the results and any actions taken, if applicable.

First aider role profile
First aider role profile
Precedents

This precedent role profile is suitable for a first aider.

Health and safety key contacts list
Health and safety key contacts list
Precedents

This Precedent Health and safety key contacts list is intended to be used for recording the names and contact details of all personnel and other contacts who play a key role in delivering and maintaining the organisation’s health and safety arrangements.

Health and safety manager role profile
Health and safety manager role profile
Precedents

This Precedent role profile is suitable for a health and safety (H&S) manager and combines the elements of a job description and job specification. The role involves overseeing the organisation’s day-to-day compliance with our health and safety policies and procedures. It also involves assisting with the organisation’s health and safety risk assessment and planning and overseeing the implementation of the measures for controlling those risks.

Workstation health and safety checklist for staff
Workstation health and safety checklist for staff
Precedents

This Precedent Workstation health and safety checklist will help ensure an organisation is meeting regulatory requirements and is able to properly assess the risks to employees’ health and safety. The results of any checks should be analysed and fed into the organisation’s ongoing health and safety planning processes.

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Formulating a health and safety plan
Formulating a health and safety plan
Practice notes

This Practice Note deals with formulating, implementing and reviewing a plan to manage health and safety and control associated risks in an office-based workplace.

Formulating a health and safety policy
Formulating a health and safety policy
Practice notes

This Practice Note provides information for organisations on drafting and implementing a health and safety policy. It reviews key issues to consider and refers to tools that could be of assistance.

Health and safety assessment and planning lifecycle
Health and safety assessment and planning lifecycle
Practice notes

This chart is provided for your information to help you navigate our health and safety assessment and planning Precedents. It is not intended to be capable of being edited.

Health and safety assessment and planning—regulatory requirements
Health and safety assessment and planning—regulatory requirements
Practice notes

This Practice Note covers regulatory requirements relating to health and safety in an office-based workplace and in particular, the requirements for health and safety assessment and planning.

Health and safety in the workplace—regulatory requirements
Health and safety in the workplace—regulatory requirements
Practice notes

This Practice Note covers regulatory requirements relating to health and safety in an office-based workplace including requirements relating to the provision of safe workplace equipment and manual handling.

Health and safety policy—regulatory requirements
Health and safety policy—regulatory requirements
Practice notes

This Practice Note covers compliance and regulatory requirements relating to health and safety (H&S) and, in particular, the requirements for a written Health and safety/H&S policy.

Health and safety—key legislation table
Health and safety—key legislation table
Practice notes

This Practice Note consists of a table that contains a summary of the key legislation relevant to health and safety in an office-based workplace. The table indicates which measures apply, depending on the type and size of organisation.

Managing fire safety in the workplace
Managing fire safety in the workplace
Practice notes

This Practice Note provides practical information on managing and ensuring fire safety in an office-based workplace. It should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Fire safety in the workplace—regulatory requirements. Building regulations are outside the scope of this Practice Note.

Managing health and safety in the workplace
Managing health and safety in the workplace
Practice notes

An organisation has a duty to ensure it manages the health and safety risks in its workplace effectively and efficiently. This Practice Note provides information on managing and ensuring health and safety in the workplace.

Practical steps to managing first aid in the workplace
Practical steps to managing first aid in the workplace
Practice notes

This Practice Note provides information on managing and ensuring the effective provision of first aid in the workplace.

Why you need a health and safety policy
Why you need a health and safety policy
Practice notes

For many organisations, it would be prudent to have a policy document that both sets out the overall commitment to health and safety and details the organisation’s objectives and goals. Having a clear and well-thought out health and safety policy can have many benefits, some of which are outlined in this Practice Note.

Your first aid box or kit
Your first aid box or kit
Practice notes

This Practice Note provides information on the number and size of first aid box(es) you should consider maintaining and considers what such a box could contain.

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