Hazard is a word that you hear a lot when discussing health and safety.
It can cover a wide variety of things; let’s cover this in more detail so you know what to do with the hazards in your workplace.
Also known as Methylene Chloride, Dichloromethane (DCM) is a colourless, volatile liquid which is widely used as a solvent and it used in many products such as paint strippers.
Although it is usually perfectly safe to work alone, there are many risks which can affect lone workers, particularly those in high-risk industries.
Employers and those with responsibility for the control of premises (including landlords) have legal duties in regards to Legionella.
The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 place responsibilities on employers to implement control measures to minimise the risks involved with manual handling.
In this article we will highlight some of the most common hazards found in the workplace, and by identifying them you can ensure you implement suitable control measures to minimise the risks associated with them.
At first glance, health and safety can seem a bit like Halloween. There are things that can lurk around corners and go bump in the night (and the day).
In reality, health and safety is usually just misunderstood.
On the 21st April 2018, Regulation (EU) 2016/425 on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will come into force and replace the old PPE Directive 89/686/EEC.
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