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What to include in induction training

What to include in induction training

5 min read
Unfamiliarity increases health and safety risk. Broadly speaking there are two ways in which an employee can be unfamiliar. The first is an unfamiliarity with an environment or space, the second is an unfamiliarity with a role or task.

How often should passenger lifts be be inspected

How often should passenger lifts be be inspected

6 min read
If your building has a lift then you need to understand LOLER Regulations and how often your lift should be managed. You as a business owner or employer have a legal responsibility to make sure that lifts being used on your premises are maintained and are kept in safe working order.

Fire alarm categories

Fire alarm categories

7 minute read
As we learned in our blog post about The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, a suitable and sufficient Fire Risk Assessment must be completed on all non-domestic properties. An important part of this assessment is to determine how a fire alarm should be used within the building.

What are food hygiene ratings?

What are food hygiene ratings?

4 min read
The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme is run by the Food Standards Agency in partnership with local authorities. it is used to assess the hygiene levels of businesses where food is supplied, sold or consumed with the purpose of improving overall food hygiene standards for consumers and providing enough information so that they can make an informed decision on where to eat and drink.

Are chrome fire extinguishers legal?

Are chrome fire extinguishers legal?

4 min read
Despite their popularity and wide-spread use, there is still a lot of confusion surrounding chrome/stainless steel extinguishers and whether they conform to legislation and British standards.

Do I need employers liability insurance?

Do I need employers liability insurance?

6 min read
Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 employers are responsible for the health and safety of their employees while they are at work. This means you must put in place reasonable steps to prevent them getting injured or ill, but you must also put steps in place for them to to be protected if they do sustain an injury or illness – an injury or illness which is the liability of work they’ve undertaken for your business.

How to write a health and safety policy

How to write a health and safety policy

5 min read
Policy writing doesn’t sound fun and sounds like a huge task when first considered by employers. But it’s absolutely critical to your business health and safety, it’s step 1 in your plan to improving health and safety.

Who needs health and safety training and when?

Who needs health and safety training and when?

8 min read
Providing health and safety training in the workplace is one of the must-do actions placed on employers by health and safety law and it’s no wonder really, as correct training has been proven to have one of the biggest impacts on increasing health and safety performance in the workplace.

5 steps of a Risk Assessment

5 steps of a Risk Assessment

7 min read
A large part of managing the health and safety of your business is controlling the risks in your workplace. This is one the activities which is a must-do – health and safety law does require it and it does by way of a risk assessment.

E-learning vs Classroom learning

E-learning vs Classroom learning

4 minute read
Classroom and e-learning are different tools for different applications. In most cases, when a beginner is learning any topic, classroom training should be preferred.

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