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Health & Safety

10th April 2015

Health and safety and lone working

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

Employers have a duty of care to protect the health, safety and welfare at work of all their employees, including...

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02nd April 2015

Shift work health and safety management

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

Shift work A significant proportion of the workforce has done shift work at some stage. Employers have a duty of care...

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25th March 2015

Stress risk assessment

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

In this article we will review some of the areas to cover when undertaking a stress risk assessment. The employer...

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20th March 2015

Asbestos at work

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

Asbestos has been used extensively in the UK and throughout the world. In the UK, it is still present in...

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05th March 2015

Managing stress at work

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

One of the leading causes of sickness absence is stress at work. A worker can experience stress in the workplace...

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23rd February 2015

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 Every day we all use cleaning products and other hazardous substances that...

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06th February 2015

Health and safety in care homes – part two

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

Part two of this article covers more areas of health and safety which need to be managed to ensure a...

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12th January 2015

Health and safety in care homes – part one

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

This article will give practical guidance on health and safety in care homes in line with HSE guidance. The HSE...

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29th December 2014

Manual handling risk assessment

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

In my previous article we reviewed the need for manual handling intervention in the workplace. Manual handling is a part...

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05th December 2014

Contractors at Work

Sally Beck QCS Expert Health and Safety Contributor

Management of Contractors This article will provide information on the HSE five steps to managing contractors who work on your site....

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