Monthly Archive: September 2016

Tips to Ensure Your Workers are Adequately Trained

5 Tips to Ensure Your Workers are Adequately Trained Undertake a risk assessment to establish where your training needs lie – you might find that this process identifies hazards which would be best controlled by staff training, either in place of other controls or alongside them. Work out whether the training would be best given on the job (for example,...

Ensure the Safety of Your Workers during Loading Operations

5 Tips to Ensure the Safety of Your Workers during Loading Operations Make sure you have completed a thorough risk assessment to identify how and when workers could be hurt. Look at every step of the procedure – from vehicle movements, loading equipment and the loading operation itself to identify where the hazards are. Produce a loading plan for every...

Keeping Visitors Safe on your Premises

Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, all employers have a duty to protect the health and safety of persons not in their employment, which includes members of the public. It’s vital that companies consider how the public could come to harm within their work environment – be that children at play who may touch things within their...