Monthly Archive: March 2017

Help Duty Holders Undertake their Health and Safety Responsibilities

5 Tips to Help Duty Holders Undertake their Health and Safety Responsibilities Effectively Make sure you have a health and safety policy which covers how health and safety risks will be managed and by whom. Include a statement of intent signed by a Director or other senior personnel to show the duty holder’s commitment to managing the risks brought about...

Tips to Ensure Your Guarding Systems are Fit for Purpose

When properly used, guarding can be an effective control measure that prevents serious injuries and even deaths in the workplace. Take steps today to ensure that your machinery guards are in place, and they work properly. Carry out a risk assessment to establish where dangerous parts of machinery are that could be accessed by workers (this includes all moving parts...

Help Directors Fulfil Their H&S Duties Effectively

The benefits of taking health and safety seriously at board level include increased productivity, reduced risks and accidents and lower employee absenteeism. Make sure your company practises good health and safety management, which comes from the board down. Tips to Help Directors Fulfil Their H&S Duties Effectively Always lead from the top. Ensure there is active board-level commitment to ensuring...