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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

Floor and wall tiling

Risk assessment - floor and wall tilingIf your staff are involved in floor or wall tiling, then you'll need to assess the risks involved. To give you a head start why not use our template document?What's covered?Our example risk assessment covers the c... 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

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

Safe use of angle grinders-cutters

Safe use of angle grinders/cutters Angle grinders/cutters etc. appear simple to use. However, used incorrectly and with the wrong type of cutting or grinding disc and accidents may result.Managing the risksTo help you identify the hazards associated wi... Read more

COSHH/DSEAR assessment - metalworking fluids

COSHH/DSEAR assessment - metalworking fluidsTo comply with your legal duties as defined in the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (as amended) 2002 (COSHH), if you use hazardous substances in your workplace, you must complete a risk... Read more

Liquid spillages

Liquid spillagesThere are hazards and risks present when dealing with liquid spillages 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 and appropria... Read more

Transporting small quantities of chemicals, paint and solvents

Transporting small quantities of chemicals, paints and solventsMany chemicals, paints and solvents could be hazardous if they come into contact with each other or are spilled during transportation. Failure to manage the risks associated with their tr... Read more

Safe tree felling

Safe tree fellingThe risks associated with the use of chainsaws and felling trees are significant. Failure to manage them is likely to result in a serious, even fatal, accident and could well lead to enforcement action being taken.To ensure that this... Read more

Working from a fixed scaffold

Risk assessment - working from a fixed scaffoldWork carried out from a fixed scaffold 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 help you identify ... Read more
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