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How Long Does A First Aid Certificate Last?

First aid planning at work is a legal requirement for every employer in the UK. The employer is responsible for ensuring the availability of first aid and that first aid providers have the appropriate certification.

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What is Manual Handling?

Manual handling accounts for over a third of workplace injuries, including work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) causing pain and injuries to arms, legs, and joints, and repetitive strain injuries.

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What are the Benefits of Completing a First Aid at Work Course?

By completing a first aid at work course, an individual at work can accept responsibility, take control, and manage the incident before emergency services arrive. Which could both save a life and aid recovery. 

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Is a COSHH Assessment the same as a Risk Assessment?

Simply said COSHH assessments are not the same as risk assessments. They each demand a separate approach, that said they both aim to lower the risk of workplace injury. In this article, we are going to explain and contrast the two so it is easier to identify which will be more beneficial to your company.

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How to Write a COSHH Assessment:

COSHH stands for Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations and is a health and safety document that is written for individual substances. In this blog we will walk through the five steps of a COSHH Assessment, as well as the COSHH symbols and how often you need to write a COSHH Assessment.

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How to Write a Method Statement

A method statement is an important health and safety document and, if you haven't written one before, it can be quite time consuming, especially if the industry or task you are writing it for is complex or niche. Learn more about Method Statements with HSEDocs

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What is RAMS Health and Safety?

If you’ve ever needed H&S documents, you’ve probably heard the term RAMS. But, what does it mean, and what does it involve? Learn more about RAMS health and safety with HSEDocs.

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How to Write a Risk Assessment

Risk assessments are often seen as a hassle - something that has to be done. We explain how to write a risk assessment well, outlining what to include and why.

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