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COSHH

New approved code on hazardous substances

The HSE has issued an updated version of its Approved Code of Practice (ACoP) which supports the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002. What’s changed and is it something you need to purchase? More...

MANUAL HANDLING

Q&A - must we provide back belts?

MANUAL HANDLING

Moving a heavy load

When an employee suffered an injury during a manual handling operation the HSE showed an interest. The result was a large fine plus costs. So what could the company have done to prevent it? More...

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

“You have to refer me to occupational health...”

An employee who’s been suffering with back pain, has said that an Occupational Health Practitioner must see him before he can return to work. He says that it’s a legal requirement for him to be seen. If it is, how should you deal with this? More...

NEWS - OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

“Back” to work

According to recent research, those suffering with lower back pain should continue to work and stay active. What are the findings and how can you avoid any potential problems? More...

NEWS - MOVING GOODS SAFELY

Push me, pull me

A few back injuries and the news that the HSE is going to carry out a series of inspections on moving goods has prompted you to look at how you manage the risks associated with roll cages. What should you be doing? More...

SICKNESS ABSENCE

Get your staff back to work quickly

One of your employees is making suspicious claims that their job is making an existing back complaint worse. You’re concerned that if you do nothing they’ll be off for ages and might even seek compensation for it. What are your options? More...

NEWS - BETTER BACKS

Bäackpain - is it all rock and roll?

The publicity for the latest “Better Backs” campaign is certainly different and quite light-hearted, even fun. Does this mean the inspectors will be the same? More...

NEWS - BACK INJURIES

Back to backs

The HSE have announced a follow up to last year’s “Backs 2005” with the imaginatively titled “Better Backs”. What’s going to happen this year, and how should you prepare for it? More...

H&S HOTSPOTS

It’s backs again

Last updated: 14.12.2018

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