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Category: Retail

Site and transport safety – London, 12 July 2016

Friday, June 10, 2016

Course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risks in your business.

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Site and transport safety – London, 26 April 2016

Friday, March 18, 2016

This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risks in your business.

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Site and transport safety – Buxton, 22 March 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016

This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong.

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Takeaway shop fined for failure to produce ELCI

Monday, January 11, 2016

A takeaway shop was fined after for failure to produce an ELCI (Employers Liability Compulsory Insurance) certificate.

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Site and transport safety – Birmingham, 26 January 2016

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.

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Construction firm fined over unsafe work practises during refurbishment

Thursday, December 10, 2015

J B Barbour and Co Ltd, has been fined after a worker was killed when he was struck by a falling signage and fascia assembly, during shop fitting work at a retail unit.

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First aid at work – training provision survey

Friday, November 13, 2015

The requirement for HSE to approve first aid training providers and qualifications was removed in October 2013. To help review the impact of this policy on business we are asking employers to answer a short online survey that should take no more than 10 minutes to complete. The information provided will be completely anonymous.

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INDG439 – Reducing manual handling risks in carpet retail (rev1)

Friday, October 9, 2015

This guidance is about the risk of manual handling injury in carpet retail. It is aimed at manufacturers, delivery staff and carpet retailers. It outlines the legal requirements of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 and includes information on the most common manual handling risks when moving carpets. 

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INDG470 – Handling newspaper and magazine bundles

Friday, October 9, 2015

This leaflet is aimed at employers and others involved in the production and distribution of newspaper and magazine bundles and includes advice for newsagents. It includes guidance on the task, the load, the working environment and individual capability as well as specific advice on loading vehicles, moving loads and making up orders.

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New COSHH essentials e-tool launched

Monday, June 1, 2015

A new and improved COSHH e-tool has been launched. Enhancements include the incorporation of Hazard (H) statements to comply with CLP Regulations in line with the Global Harmonisation System (GHS) of classification and labelling.

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Free-to-download Safety Wizard app

Friday, February 20, 2015

A developer has launched a free-to-download health and safety app to help small to medium-sized businesses (SMEs) manage common workplace risks. The ‘SME Safety Wizard app’ is structured around HSE’s Toolbox guidance.

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HSE calls for New Year resolution on health and safety blame game

Friday, January 2, 2015

The Health and Safety Executive wants businesses that provide customer service to turn over a new leaf and stop blaming health and safety for poor or over-the-top decisions.

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Explosives regulations 2014 – guidance

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The Explosives Regulations 2014 will come into force on 1 October 2014. Draft guidance has been produced for anyone who has duties under the safety provisions of the Explosives Regulations 2014, particularly employers, private individuals and other people manufacturing explosives, storing larger quantities of explosives or storing explosives that present higher hazards.

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Risk assessments – A brief guide to controlling risks in the workplace

Friday, August 29, 2014

HSE has revised and simplified the 5 Steps. INDG163 ‘Risk assessment – A brief guide to controlling risks in the workplace’ clearly outlines what businesses need to do to assess their workplace risks without creating mountains of meaningless paperwork.

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HSE51 – Regulation of health and safety at work

Thursday, August 7, 2014

HSE has published a document that explains the main features of the regulatory approach taken by HSE and local authorities to improve standards in health and safety performance. The document will be of interest to businesses regulated by HSE and local authorities, as well as others working in health and safety.

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Health and safety law poster – reminder to display new version by April 2014

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

The new 2009 health and safety law poster replaces the version published in April 1999 and must be displayed from 5 April 2014. As well as a download, the new 2009 leaflet is also available as a pocket card and replaces the leaflet published in 1999.

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Trees, grounds and caterpillars – Santon Downham, 26 February 2014

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Free event –  includes: summary of current issues, development, content and status of the national standard, perspectives from expert speakers and practical demonstrations of best practice combined with hazard-spotting exercises.

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Safety Climate Tool speaks your language

Friday, December 6, 2013

HSL’s Safety Climate Tool (SCT) is now available in several languages, including Danish, Finnish, French, German, Norwegian, Polish, Russian and Swedish. Contact us for additional information, a free demonstration or to register your interest in other languages.

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Proposals to remove twelve legislative measures – Analysis of responses to public consultation

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Summary and analysis of consultation responses to HSE’s proposals to remove twelve legislative measures.

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HSE unveils changes to reporting requirements

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has formally implemented changes to simplify the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries for businesses.

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