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The outdoor hazards in winter

February 1, 2016
The cold icy winter weather is here and has dug its heels in. Are you and the residents of your care home looking through the windows willing the rain and wind…
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Fire Safety in The Home

October 31, 2015
Healthcare workers support service users in their home to lead active independent lives. This home environment is also a working environment for the support workers and employers need to consider…
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Health and Safety in the General Practice Medical Centre

September 24, 2015
General Practice Medical Centre Environment – Responsibilities  The general practice medical centre has a duty of care to its staff, patients and visitors. The practice partners have an overall responsibility of…
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Infection control and safety in the dental practice

September 13, 2015
Every person at some stage in their lives will have entered a dentist practice. Most people will see the dentist on a regular basis to ensure a planned preventative dental…
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Safety during a day trip

September 4, 2015
When the sun’s shining is a time when most service users in healthcare environments enjoy a day out into the local community or further afield. A well-planned day trip provides…
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First aid at work

August 31, 2015
First aid is a requirement in all work environments, and its initial objective is to preserve life and then to ensure the continuation of life. A person can suffer a…
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Health & Safety – Driving to work

August 20, 2015
Today we live in a mobile world with every part of life moving at a rapid pace. Movement of people to and from their home environment usually involves a form…
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Fire risk assessments explained

August 13, 2015
Fire risk assessments are undertaken to identify the potential fire hazards and determine what control are to be put in place to prevent, control and manage a potential fire. Legal…
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