Health & safety

Health & safety guidance:

Post 1 October 2013 On 1 October 2013, section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA 2013) came into force. For workplace accidents occurring from...

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You have a duty to take precautions to minimise the risk of fire in your workplace and ensure the safety of your employees in the event of fire. There are no hard and...

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You have a duty to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to ensure your employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or become...

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Having in place a well-thought-out and accessible structure on health and safety could help enable an organisation to ensure that it is managed effectively and...

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If it is absolutely necessary to keep your office or other workplaces open (because you or some of your staff are key workers and need to be in the workplace or for other...

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This Practice Note provides information on investigating, handling and reporting health and safety incidents. Dealing with incidents An organisation has a duty to...

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This Practice Note covers regulatory requirements relating to health and safety incidents including requirements relating to the reporting of injuries, diseases and other...

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What is the Health and Safety Executive? The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is the national regulator for work-related health, safety and welfare. It acts in the...

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Year: [insert year] All department heads are to complete the outline draft plan below. The intention is to have a completed plan for each operational support department...

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This Practice Note covers regulatory requirements relating to the use and care of visual display screen equipment. For information about other regulatory requirements...

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Produced in partnership with DG Legal 1 About you Name[Insert name] Role[Insert role] Address[Insert address] Contact telephone number(s) Please provide both landline and...

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Produced in partnership with DG Legal Please click here for an Excel version of this risk assessment. 1 Introduction This risk evaluation outlines the risks we have...

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1 Application of this procedure 1.1 This procedure should be followed by all staff members before undertaking any visits away from our offices, including: 1.1.1 visits to...

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Produced in partnership with DG Legal A: General information Date of assessment[insert date of assessment] Person(s) conducting assessment[insert name] B: Risk assessment...

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Introduction This document outlines the areas of our working practice that we have assessed and the hazards and risks that we have identified and considered in relation...

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1 Introduction This fire safety and evacuation plan records our arrangements and measures to control and manage the risks identified in our fire risk assessment. It also...

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IssueDateAction/lessons learnedSignature 1[Date][Insert, eg We have devised a new fire safety and evacuation plan for the effective management of fire safety risks in our...

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This Practice Note covers regulatory requirements relating to fire safety in the workplace. For practical information about managing fire safety in the workplace, see...

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A: General information Date of review[Insert date of review] Person(s) conducting review[Identify person(s) conducting review] B: Review and findings Have you reviewed...

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Produced in partnership with Melanie O'Brien of DG Legal Name of organisation[insert name of organisation] Name of role holder Reports to Role type (Full time/part...

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Produced in partnership with DG Legal ItemPurpose/specifics Guidance leafletProvide brief first aid guidelines Contents listProvide a list of first aid kit components...

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This Practice Note covers regulatory requirements relating to first aid in an office-based workplace, including requirements relating to the provision of first aid kits,...

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Produced in partnership with DG Legal 1 Persons involved Name of person who required first aid[state name of person who required first aid] Position or role of person(s)...

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Produced in partnership with DG Legal Click here for an Excel version of this first aid needs assessment Precedent. Introduction This document outlines the areas of our...

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Produced in partnership with DG Legal Note 1 For guidance see Practice Note: Conducting a first aid needs assessment. See also Precedent: First aid needs assessment. Note...

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Produced in partnership with DG Legal A: General information Date of review[insert date of review] Person(s) conducting review B: Review and findings Have you reviewed...

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