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See below a list of our most frequently asked questions regrading our training courses or consultancy services. If you don't find the answer you're looking for you can contact us

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What are my responsibilities under health and safety legislation

A: It is an employer’s duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees and other people who might be affected by their business. Employers must do whatever is reasonably practicable to achieve this.
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Do I need a health and safety policy?

A: Your business must have a health and safety policy, if fewer than five employees, you don’t have to write anything down.
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What is a risk assessment?

A: As part of managing the health and safety of your business you must control the risks in your workplace. To do this you need to think about what might cause harm to people and decide whether you are taking reasonable steps to prevent harm. This is known as risk assessment and it is something you are required to carry out by law
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How do I deal with hazards I identify?

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What are my responsibilities for employee welfare?

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Do I have to provide my employees with health and safety training?

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What are the main rules covering lifting at work?

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What are the main rules covering equipment?

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What do I have to do if I work with dangerous substances?

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What are the main rules covering the workplace environment?

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Do I have to provide any equipment or clothing to my workforce?

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What safety precautions do I need to take for visitors?

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Do I have to have first aid kits and trained first aiders?

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If I am prosecuted for a health and safety offence, what fines could I face?

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Will having a health and safety policy, carrying out risk assessments and so on be enough?

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