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Health & Safety

23rd July 2015

The Bathroom – Safety First

1Fit

We are all familiar with the contents in a bathroom, so you would think that the bathroom would be considered...

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10th July 2015

Back pain in care home staff

1Fit

The onset of back pain can happen in the workplace. It may be triggered by bad posture while sitting or...

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26th June 2015

New CLP classification, labelling and packaging of cleaning and chemical products

1Fit

You may have noticed changes on the labelling of cleaning and other chemical products recently. Pick up any cleaning product...

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22nd June 2015

Gas safety management

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

Within most premises there are gas appliances. When used correctly gas is a very efficient source of fuel; it is...

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15th June 2015

No Smoking in the Workplace

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

Smoking in public places and the workplace is dealt with as a public health matter within the UK. Smoke-free legislation...

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22nd May 2015

Safe use of stand assist lifters and passive lifters

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

The use of stand assist lifters or passive Lifters in a residential care home or other healthcare environment is required...

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18th May 2015

Young people working safely

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

As an employer you may have a young person undertaking work experience and learning within your workplace. Due to the...

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11th May 2015

Pregnancy risk assessment

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

As a worker there are many different areas to consider when pregnant. The workplace needs to be informed and a...

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01st May 2015

Working at height – safety when using ladders

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

Some workplaces have a step stool or an access ladder of some sort for accessing files, boxes and other materials...

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17th April 2015

Management of equipment

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

There are many types of equipment in the workplace, regardless of what type of workplace it is – a care...

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