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Lone Working

Under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations, you must manage the risk to lone workers. It’s useful to note that lone working should follow the general hierarchy of control- for example if you can avoid lone working then this is ideal (eliminating the risk). Before we get into the detail, here’s some …

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The Confined Spaces Regulations 1997

What these regulations say- Duties; Employers must ensure compliance with the provisions of these Regulations in respect of any work carried out by his employees; and Ensure compliance, so far as is reasonably practicable, with the provisions of these Regulations in respect of any work carried out by persons other than his employees insofar as …

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Working Safely in Domestic Properties (COVID-19)

Some key information on working safely within domestic properties. Ideal for tradesman and clients looking to employ trades to carry out work within their house. This information has been taken from the latest government guidance along with best practice techniques throughout the industry.

COVID-19 Travel Guidance

COVID-19 Travel Guidance Wherever possible workers should travel to site alone using their own transport using public transport as a last resort:  Parking arrangements to be in accordance with the 2 metre rule. Park in every other bay if possible. If you can’t use your own vehicle to travel to work, think about walking/cycling to …

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Guidance for using face coverings

Social distancing, hand washing and respiratory hygiene are the most important and effective measures we can all adopt to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Therefore the wearing of facial coverings must not be used as an alternative to any of these other precautions or control measures. The evidence on the use of face coverings is …

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COVID-19 Symptoms *UPDATE*

As of 18/05/2020 the main symptoms of COVID-19 have been updated. The main symptoms of coronavirus are: High temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature). New, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or …

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