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  • Health & Safety Documents - Flow chart - near misses
    Flow chart - near missesA near miss is an incident which did not result in an injury, illness or damage, but had the potential to do so. If you are unsure how best to deal with such events our flow chart will help.Why record them?A near miss is an opportunity to understand where your next accident might come from without having to suffer an injury or property damage. Our Flow Chart - Near Misses will show you how to proceed.Legally required or not?Certain types of more serious near miss are reportable to the...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Accident - photo record
    Accident - photo recordIn the event of an accident it's vital to collect as much evidence as possible to ascertain what happened. Using our new photo record will help you to do this.Recording factsCompleting an accident investigation can be a tricky process. When the injured party and any witnesses are interviewed, obtaining accurate information isn't guaranteed. Although they're unlikely to deliberately paint a false picture, it often happens if they're unable to recount what they saw but feel under pressure...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Human factors in accidents
    Safety briefing - human factors in accidentsThis briefing explains the human factors which are common causes of accidents at work and how to identify them. What's covered?The aim of this Safety Briefing - Human Factors in Accidents is to give a basic insight into human factors so that the root causes of accidents can be identified and dealt with effectively. Human failureThere are four categories of human failure. These are deliberate "violation" and three types of human error: "slips", "lapses" and "mistakes"....
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Flow chart - accident investigation
    Flow chart - accident investigationWhen there's an accident, it's handy if the manager or supervisor directly involved is able to begin the investigation process. Use our flow chart to ensure that your procedures are easily understood.Keeping controlMost managers and supervisors respond well in the immediate aftermath of an accident, ensuring that the victim receives first aid or medical help. But if they don't understand what's required during the investigation phase which follows, important information could...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Accident prevention
    Safety briefing - accident preventionThis briefing describes the basic actions required of employees to help in the prevention of accidents. What's covered?The aim of this Safety Briefing - Accident Prevention is to explain to staff that accidents are often caused by unsafe acts and to give an understanding of how they can avoid those mistakes and contribute to a safer workplace. The causes of accidentsThe second part of the document gives a number of examples of unsafe acts such as using defective equipment,...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Accident - witness statement
    Accident - witness statementIn the event of an accident, a first-hand account of what happened can be invaluable. To obtain the information you need, take a witness statement. An accurate accountIn the event of an accident, having all the facts to hand will help you to identify exactly what went wrong and what's required to prevent a recurrence. In addition, if you can present a professional case to an inspector, you will reduce the likelihood of enforcement action being taken.Valuable exerciseAlthough it may...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Accident response
    Safety briefing - accident responseThis briefing addresses the key elements to consider when responding to an accident at work. What's covered?The Safety Briefing - Accident Response provides guidance for those who may have to respond when an accident occurs.What to doThe briefing states that whoever is responding to an incident must ensure that the area is safe and bodily fluids are dealt with. It also advises that special circumstances, such as staff working in a confined space, must be taken into consideration....
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