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CORONAVIRUS - ENFORCEMENT - 02.07.2020

Don’t sacrifice safety for health

Changes to prevent the spread of coronavirus must not be at the expense of regular health and safety, the HSE has said. What’s to know?
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CORONAVIRUS - EMPLOYEES - 02.07.2020

Are staff refusing to work on safety grounds?

With guidance encouraging a return to the workplace, some employers are finding that staff are raising concerns about health protection arrangements and refusing to turn up. How should you handle it?
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CORONAVIRUS - CLEANING - 02.07.2020

Should you get “fogging”?

You’ll have seen the images of staff and contractors walking around spraying disinfectant from a “fogging” machine. Is this an effective method of controlling the spread of coronavirus?
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STRESS - 02.07.2020

£4.7 million stress claim

RBS has been ordered to pay out an eye-watering sum in compensation to a former employee of its subsidiary, NatWest, after she won her appeal for damages. What led to the claim?
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WORKPLACE - 02.07.2020

Work in a ceiling void

False ceilings create a handy space to conceal structural elements of the building, pipes and cables. But when these installations require maintenance or alteration, what hazards should you to take into account?
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HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES - 02.07.2020

Do we need to test cutting fluid?

One of our subscribers has been told by an auditor that he should have a regular test of the cutting fluid on his metalworking machines. Is this true? And if so, what should be carried out?
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Running a business - Health, safety & environment

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CORONAVIRUS - ENFORCEMENT - 03.06.2020

The HSE’s stance on social distancing

If you’re wondering what the consequences might be if you don’t try that hard to enforce coronavirus rules, the HSE has given clarification. What do you need to know?
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CORONAVIRUS - FIRST AID AT WORK POLICY - 02.07.2020

Incorporating coronavirus into your first aid policy

When carrying out first aid treatment, there’s the new risk of coronavirus to take into account. Use our new template document to bring your own policy into line with the expected precautions.
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CORONAVIRUS - EMPLOYEES - 02.07.2020

Are staff refusing to work on safety grounds?

With guidance encouraging a return to the workplace, some employers are finding that staff are raising concerns about health protection arrangements and refusing to turn up. How should you handle it?
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