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Documenting Health and Safety checks – how you can prove you’re protecting your staff

Safety in the workplace is paramount, not simply for keeping staff safe and healthy while carrying out their work, but also to protect your business should there be any incidents or accidents at work. Your legal obligation By law, all

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Health & Safety in the Kitchen – What Business Owners Should Consider

The commercial kitchen is a busy and hot place. Producing delicious tasting food for your customers should not come at the expense of the safety of your kitchen staff. The kitchen, however, is a hot bed of accidents waiting to

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Working at Height – Not Just a Concern for the Construction Industry

There are many rules and regulations that govern safe practice in the workplace but, there are some that are commonly associated with certain industries and sectors. For example, manual handling training is associated with those working in a heavily physical

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4 times to talk Health and Safety with staff

Health and safety should always be a priority for employers, not least because it’s your legal duty to provide a safe and healthy working environment for employees. But also, by applying the appropriate health and safety policies and procedures you

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The strangest factors that can have an effect on working safely

By law businesses in the UK must comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act, which ensures that appropriate health and safety is implemented to create a safe working environment. Of course, carrying out risk assessments for health and

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Health and Safety in Zoos

The recent shocking events from Cincinnati Zoo in the US concerning the shooting dead of the 17-year old silverback gorilla Harambe have sparked multi-level discussions all around the world. Leaving aside the highly emotive issue concerning the morality of the

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Lone Workers – Are You Covered For Health & Safety Legislation?

As an employer it’s your responsibility to ensure the health and safety of all members of staff, but there are some sectors and roles where you may employ or engage with lone workers. Of course, it isn’t against the law

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