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WORK AT HEIGHT - 14.10.2020

Updated guidance on roof work

The HSE has updated its detailed guidance for those organising work on roofs. Whether your structure is pitched or flat, tiled or sheeted, already built or under construction, this is your go-to guide. What’s changed?
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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH - 14.10.2020

Dust-focused inspection time

Inspectors across the country will be out and about checking to make sure that construction firms’ health standards are fit for purpose. What are they looking for?
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CONTACT TRACING SUPPORT FORM - 14.10.2020

Test and trace now legally required

In September 2020 the government announced that collecting customer and visitor details would become compulsory for some businesses. Does this apply to you, and if so, how?
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CORONAVIRUS - 14.10.2020

Cleaning small offices during the pandemic

In your workplace your workers normally clean their own area but concerns have been raised about safety. Should you employ professionals or is in-house cleaning adequate?
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CORONAVIRUS - 14.10.2020

DIY testing programmes

Going it alone? The government has recognised that some employers are keen to introduce their own testing programmes for coronavirus to protect staff and for business continuity. This has become more prevalent given the problems experienced in accessing NHS testing services. Guidance. To ensure that the testing programmes are as reliable as possible, and to protect personal data, the government has issued some advice (see The next step ). It covers the different types of testing, i.e. virus and antibody tests, how to set up a programme, the control of personal data and the action which should be taken in response to a positive or negative result. ...
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CORONAVIRUS - 28.09.2020

New rules and lockdowns

With an increased number of reported cases and new restrictions in place, should you be bringing staff back to the workplace or keeping them at home?
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CORONAVIRUS - 28.09.2020

New rules and lockdowns

With an increased number of reported cases and new restrictions in place, should you be bringing staff back to the workplace or keeping them at home?
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CORONAVIRUS - 03.09.2020

Getting back to work

The HSE has published some insightful guidance to help manufacturers manage the knock-on health and safety effects of an extended shutdown and reopening. What does it say?
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SAFE WORKING - 28.09.2020

BSI helps out with free pandemic guidance

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has published a free 40-page guide to help organisations to work safely during the coronavirus pandemic. Is this something you should be making use of?
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