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Risk assessment - legionellaIf you have a relatively simple water system, rather than relying on an expert to complete a legionella risk assessment, use our document to carry this out for yourself.Legal dutyEmploying a specialist to complete a risk a... Read more

Homeworkers - general

Homeworkers - generalEmployees who regularly work from home should be treated the same way as other employees. Their work activities will need to be assessed and any hazards highlighted addressed so that the level of risk is reduced as much as possib... Read more

Storage and handling of flammable liquids

Risk assessment - storage and handling of flammable liquidsStorage and handling of flammable liquids can present risks to staff which, left unmanaged, could cause accidents and potentially put you on the wrong side of the law.Managing the risksTo hel... Read more

Working out of hours

Working out of hoursWorking outside of the normal working hours may present risks to staff, which left unmanaged, could cause accidents and potentially put you on the wrong side of the law.Managing the risksTo help you identify the hazards associated... Read more

Office manual handling

Risk assessment - office manual handlingMoving boxes of paper, water bottle refills and other small loads is an everyday task in most offices. Our ready-made risk assessment outlines some sensible precautions to avoid injuries. Manual handling assess... Read more

Loading goods into cars

Loading goods into carsLoading the boot of a car or other vehicle is a task regularly carried out but seldom thought through - even though there are potential manual handling risks associated with it. Loading upWhether it is the "on the road" office, e... Read more

Unblocking drains and pipes

Unblocking drains and pipesUnblocking drains and pipes can be a hazardous activity for those carrying out such work. These risks will exist whether you are unblocking drains and pipes by hand rodding, using high-pressure water jetting or even pipewor... Read more


Risk assessment - treesIf you have mature trees on your land, you must consider the hazards they introduce and manage the risk. To help you we've produced an example risk assessment. What's covered?Assessing your treesFortunately, trees don't often caus... Read more

External areas

Risk assessment - External areasIf you have external areas under your control, you will need to make sure that they're risk assessed. Our document will get you started.What's covered?We've identified some key considerations to take into account when ris... Read more

Clearing up after a flood

Risk assessment - clearing up after a floodFollowing a flood, the clean up exercise can be hazardous. With this in mind, we have prepared a risk assessment that identifies how to get your premises back in order safely. What to do?If your business has... Read more
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