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Sally Beck

QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

Sally is a multi skilled Chartered Health and Safety Practitioner with extensive experience of health, safety, quality and environmental consulting within the different industry sectors. She is also a Registered Nurse with previous nursing experience in both the private sector and the National Health Services. With extensive experience of CQC standards she has provided support and advice in implementing and managing health and safety.

Posts by Sally Beck:

05th April 2017

The use of mobile phones at work – Part 2 of 2

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

In the previous blog, we wrote about how the use of a mobile phone by a support worker resulted in...

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02nd March 2017

The use of mobile phones at work – Part 1 of 2

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

Mobile phones are everywhere. I remember a time when there was no such thing as a mobile phone and later...

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31st January 2017

The Control of Electromagnetic Fields at Work Regulations

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

The Control of Electromagnetic Fields at Work Regulations 2016 requires all employers to assess employees’ potential exposure to EMF (Electromagnetic...

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22nd December 2016

The Festive Season is here!

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

References The party season has already begun with preparations well underway in healthcare premises such as care homes, residential homes or...

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13th November 2016

Falls from Height – Identifying Risks in Care Homes

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

Falls from height are generally associated with working on constructions sites or off scaffolding where a refurbishment project is underway....

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09th October 2016

The ‘Competent Person’ – Health & Safety

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

Whilst undertaking a recent compliance review audit I was asked the meaning of the word ‘competent person’. This word is...

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19th August 2016

Health and Safety and Making the Right Decision

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

Employees must ensure that health and safety is managed appropriately for the work they carry out. It’s easier to manage...

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22nd July 2016

Fatalities in the Residential Home

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

My last blog mentioned a death at work in a nursing home caused by lack of bed rail management. A...

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04th July 2016

Bed Rail Management Safety

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

Bedrails are used in care homes to protect vulnerable adults from falling out of bed, but they can also pose...

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05th June 2016

Electric Safety in the Workplace

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

Every day, in every business, there is one bill the employer will pay and that is the electricity bill. Electricity...

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