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  • Health & Safety Documents - Flow chart - environmental incident investigation
    Flow chart - environmental incident investigationIf your activities cause pollution or any other type of environmental incident, you'll want your managers to respond effectively with a prompt investigation. Use our flow chart to organise it.How does it work?If there's an environmental incident, the first thing to do is to initiate an emergency response to minimise any environmental damage. But once the panic is over, it's important that there's a systematic investigation, with reports submitted where required....
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Fire management quiz
    Fire management quizThis quiz checks the knowledge of staff with fire safety management responsibilities. Use it to back up your management training.Quiz timeWe have designed our Fire Management Quiz so that you can check key employees' knowledge straight after training. Alternatively, you might like to use it when conducting refresher training on fire safety. Note. This is not intended to cover all areas. It's a spot check and a fun way of reminding staff about key points. Hopefully it will spark their interest...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Register of health and safety legislation - food
    Register of health and safety legislation - foodIf you run a food business it is sensible to maintain a register of legislation. Use our document to keep up to date.Maintaining controlOur Register of Health and Safety Legislation - Food has been developed to summarise the legal requirements relating to food production and sale in your business. Use it to set out the requirements which apply to you and to explain the actions implemented in response. This is especially useful if you are seeking certification for...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Work equipment - safe system of work - MEWP
    Work equipment - safe system of work - mobile elevating work platform (MEWP)A mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) provides safe access at height if operated correctly. Use our document to identify the safe procedures. Safe accessUsing equipment such as a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) is much safer than a ladder for work at height. However, there are significant risks if it's not operated in a safe manner. For example, it can overturn, staff can fall from the platform or loads can drop on to those working...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Gas cylinder storage checklist
    Gas cylinder storage checklistAny gas cylinders on your site must be stored in a safe way.  Use our checklist to review your current arrangements and determine any improvements needed.What's the risk?Gas cylinders are hazardous regardless of the contents because they are pressure vessels. In addition, there may be hazards associated with the gases themselves which could be flammable, toxic or oxidising. For example, gas may be freezing cold or cause asphyxiation when released in a small space. If there is a...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Environmental quick check
    Environmental quick checkWhen you think of environmental audits, you might envisage a lengthy and detailed process, but if a quick check is more what you have in mind, use our form.Review your standardsOur Environmental Quick Check simply lists topic headings to get you thinking about how you're doing on environmental matters.This review process should help to flush out any major issues and could save you money by reducing energy costs, preventing spills and by helping to ward off enforcement action. How to...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Flow chart - asbestos management
    Flow chart - asbestos managementIf you own or manage premises, you have a duty to ensure that staff and others are not exposed to asbestos. Our flow chart shows you what steps are legally required when managing this risk.Legal dutyThe Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR) state that those with responsibility for the management of "non-domestic" premises must ensure that asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) are properly controlled. This means identifying the materials, assessing the risks and putting in...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Fire extinguisher quiz
    Fire extinguisher quizWhen formal training sessions are infrequent it can be helpful to refresh safety-critical information. Use our quiz to remind staff of key points when using fire extinguishers.In trained handsFire extinguishers help to stop small fires before they develop into a life-threatening blaze. The training received beforehand ensures staff are aware of the risks associated with fire and make a judgement as to when to step in and when to shut the door and walk away. We've designed our Fire Extinguisher...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Shift working policy
    Shift working policyIf employees work shifts you should have a policy in place to cover the particular risks and requirements which apply. Use our document to set out your management arrangements and your expectations of employees.Why you need our documentShift working presents risks to workers due to the disruption to their sleep patterns and body clock. Some of the health issues associated with this pattern of working include fatigue, insomnia and increased stress. These can ultimately lead to ill health or...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Food wastage record
    Food wastage recordIf you run a kitchen or sell food in a retail setting, you'll want to keep waste to a minimum. Doing so is good for the environment as well as for business. Use our form to monitor and reduce your food wastage.Green targetsOur Food Wastage Record, is designed as the first step in your strategy to reduce losses from unwanted food. By using it you'll see which products are being disposed of and why, enabling you to find ways of reducing waste over time.How to use itFor each item disposed of,...
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