COSHH Risk Assessment for Schools
Keeping students and staff safe from harmful substances is a major priority for schools. Find out how a risk assessment should be carried out in accordance with COSHH here.
Understanding Safety Data Sheets and COSHH
Both safety data sheets and COSHH are important tools available to employers looking to reduce the risk hazardous substances can pose to employees. But how are they connected?
The Ultimate Guide to Fire Marshals and Wardens
Knowing what the role and responsibilities of a fire marshal or warden can be difficult to find out. That's why we've created this guide to help you understand the key responsibilities so you can apply this to your workplace.
How to carry out a COSHH risk assessment
Carrying out a COSHH risk assessment is essential if your business has hazardous materials which can result in greater risks for your employees. It’s also important to remember than hazardous materials can be formed from otherwise normal processes. In this article we've broken down the key aspects of a COSHH risk assessment and will show you how to get started.
First aid policy and procedures in the workplace
First aid policies in the workplace are a very important of an overall health and safety strategy. in this article we look into the key areas of first aid policy and how you can fulfil your legal requirement.
COSHH Legislation and Regulations Explained
Understanding COSHH legislation can be a difficult task but it is extremely important for many businesses and is mandated under law. In this article we explain the regulations and legislation surrounding COSHH to ensure you know your responsibilities.
The importance of first aid in schools
First aid is an important tool in quickly responding to accidents to ensure that injuries can be efficiently and promptly dealt with before a trained medical professional arrive. First aid in schools is especially helpful as children often get into accidents that can need swift care in order to prevent things from escalating. Here are just some of the benefits that come from having a first aider on site.
A Guide to Working Safely in the Workplace
We all know the impact that workplace injuries can have, but thousands still occur each and every year. Read this to understand some basic tips on how you and your employees can stay safe
First Aid Planning – The Guide to Being Prepared
First Aid training and planning saves life! Emergency procedures, when properly drilled, reduce reaction time, give focus to employees, and minimise time for the emergency services to arrive. Planning is not something which can ignored. The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 place a responsibility on employers to provide adequate first-aid resources in the workplace. So how should you and your company go about organising first aid training and planning?
Guide to Fire Safety in the Workplace
Whether you work in a state-of-the-art office at the heart of London or in a weather-beaten quarry in Scotland, fire safety is and always should be of paramount importance in any workplace. It is, in fact, a legal requirement for almost every business, and in the event of an emergency, can save lives.