Do I Need An Accident Book At Work?

We are often asked “Do I Need An Accident Book At Work?” In this article we clarify whether you need to have an accident book at work. The Social Security (Claims and Payments) Regulations 1979 state that if you have more than 10 employees, or own or occupy a mine, quarry or factory, you must…(Read More)

Do I Need A Specific Risk Assessment For My Work Experience Students?

When we are delivering risk assessment courses, one of the common questions is “Do I Need A Specific Risk Assessment For My Work Experience Students?” In this article we explain what you need to consider when taking on work experience students. In short, no a specific risk assessment for work experience students is not a…(Read More)

Is PAT Testing A Legal Requirement?

“Is PAT Testing a legal requirement?” is probably in the top ten of our most frequently asked questions.  In this article we answer this question and explain how do decide if and when you need to do PAT testing. PAT testing can be used to demonstrate that an employer is carrying out a preventative maintenance…(Read More)

Do I Need To Do Accredited Manual Handling Training?

Our training department are often asked “Do I Need To Do Accredited Manual Handling Training?”  In this article we explain what you need to consider when planning your manual handling training. No, manual handling training does not necessarily need to be accredited, however running an accredited course is a good way to make sure that…(Read More)

What Welfare Facilities Are Required In The Workplace?

When it comes to welfare facilities, one of the questions we often get asked is “What Welfare Facilities Are Required In The Workplace?”  In this article we answer this question by giving a summary of the main welfare facilities you need think about. The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 state the welfare facilities…(Read More)

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