Information Sheets

  • 2014

    Forestry Information Sheet

    Information on the Health and Safety responsibilities of Forest Land Owners and Managers who intend to fell their trees.

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  • 2014

    Pedestrian Safety in the Workplace Information Sheet

    This information sheet deals with pedestrian safety in fixed and temporary workplaces. It is aimed at employers, self-employed people and people in control of places of work. It explains the importance of managing pedestrians in workplaces where vehicles, mobile plant or machinery operates.

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  • 2014

    Forklift Safety Tips Information Sheet

    Forklifts are extremely useful workplace vehicles, as long as they are used safely and appropriately by operators who are appropriately trained and competent to use them. This information sheet will help you and those you work with stay safe around forklifts.

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  • 2014

    Forklift Operator Pre-Checks Information Sheet

    Forklifts can be dangerous machines. If not maintained properly, there is a risk of injury or death. This information sheet outlines what must be done to keep forklifts safe and fit for purpose.

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  • 2014

    Delivering Safely Information Sheet

    This information sheet describes how people and organisations involved in deliveries and collections can cooperate to prevent delivery-related incidents.

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  • 2012

    Spray Polyurethane Foam SPF

    This information sheet provides general information on the use of professional grade high pressure spray polyurethane foam (SPF) regarding chemical health and safety issues for SPF installers

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  • 2012

    Noise in Entertainment 2012

    Employers have a legal duty to protect their staff from the potential harmful effects of loud music. The Noise at Work Regulations 2007 apply to any workplace where there is live or recorded music. This includes music played in a restaurant, bar, pub, nightclub, or music played alongside live dramatic or dance performance. The regulations apply to all staff – this means everyone from musicians and DJs, to bar and security staff. We know that music is at the heart of this industry and these regulations are not trying to change that. There are lots of simple and straightforward ways to protect against hearing damage, without compromising on the quality of the venue or the music.

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  • 2012

    Storage of Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories

    The aim of this guidance is to provide advice on the identification and assessment of risks associated with the storage of hazardous chemicals in laboratories.

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  • 2012

    Storage of Hazardous Chemicals in Warehouses and Drum Stores

    The aim of this guidance is to provide advice on the identification and assessment of risks associated with the storage of hazardous chemicals in warehouses and drum stores.

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  • 2012

    Guidance on the Purchase of New Machinery Jan 2012

    The purpose of this guidance is to assist those who specify and purchase machinery in relation to the associated safety and health issues which need to be considered.

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