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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Coronavirus - letter explaining control measures taken
    Coronavirus - letter explaining control measures takenWhere you've implemented the government's COVID-19 Secure guidelines applicable to your type of workplace, it's worth writing to staff to reassure them about what control measures you've taken.Control measuresOne of the requirements of the "COVID-19 Secure" guidelines is that you carry out a COVID-19 risk assessment before re-opening your workplace, in consultation with your employees or trade union. Once you've done that, you'll then proceed to put in place...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Letter seeking consent to staggered start times
    Letter seeking consent to staggered start timesAs part of making your workplace safe during the coronavirus pandemic, you might want to introduce staggered start and finish times for staff to reduce crowding into and out of the workplace.Working from home?Although, for the foreseeable future during the coronavirus pandemic, employees should continue to work from home rather than at their physical workplace wherever possible, those who can't work from home are now being encouraged to go into work if their workplace...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Homeworking policy
    Homeworking policyWith an increasing trend towards homeworking arrangements, if you grant this benefit to any of your staff, whether on a part-time or full-time basis, you need to ensure you set out in the staff handbook how the scheme will operate in practice. Otherwise, you could end up finding you have created a monster which you can't control.Home aloneWhilst employees with 26 weeks' continuous employment have the right to request flexible working, and this includes the right to request to work from home,...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Categories of fire alarm system
    Categories of fire alarm systemIf you were told that you needed an L1, LD2 or a P2 fire alarm system, would you know what it meant? Our information sheet explains it all. What's covered?Fire specialists, including the enforcing authorities, use fire alarm categories to explain the level of system required for a particular building. These originate from BS5839-1: 2017 (for non-domestic premises) and BS5839:6:2019 (for domestic premises). To help you to understand what has been specified, use our Categories of...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Stress and mental wellbeing policy
    Stress and mental wellbeing policyUse our statement to set out your policy on stress at work and on providing a working environment which supports employees' mental health and wellbeing. It also provides for you to offer a professional stress counselling service. This will help in your defence of any personal injury claim should an employee subsequently suffer from psychiatric injury as a result of stress at work.Personal injury claimThere are many reasons why you should take active steps to prevent your employees...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Blockwork
    Method statement - blockworkBecause of the risks associated with building a block wall, e.g. manual handling, exposure to chemicals etc., you must identify the safe systems of work that your staff should follow.  What to do?If you're building a block wall, you need to make sure that those involved are safe. However, you don't need overly long or complex paperwork to achieve this. To ensure that you give your staff sufficient practical guidance on how you wish the work to be undertaken without going overboard,...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Excavations under 1.2 metres
    Method statement - excavations under 1.2m Because of the risks associated with excavations, e.g. manual handling, trench collapse, service strikes etc., you must identify the safe systems of work that your staff should follow. Cutting the cableFailing to plan and manage an excavation properly can be costly - both to the health and safety of those involved and to the pocket. However, if the works are completed properly, the risk of hitting services or ground collapse, etc. should be minimal. This is where our...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Display screen equipment - workstation assessment
    Display screen equipment (DSE) - workstation assessmentWhenever a new employee starts working with you or there are significant changes to the working environment, you should undertake a workstation assessment. You should also do this if an employee reports health problems they think are related to using the workstation.DSE questionnaireThe HSE recommends that users are fully involved in the assessment of their workstation under the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992. In fact, it recommends...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Brickwork
    Method statement - brickworkIf you're managing a brickwork job, you need to make sure that those involved are safe. However, you don't need overly long or complex paperwork to achieve this. Clear guidanceThis method statement specifies the activities to be undertaken on a stage-by-stage basis. It also details the precautions necessary to protect those involved in the work, including other contractors, members of the public and anyone else who may be affected. It identifies how to create a safe workplace, setting...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Respiratory protective equipment checklist
    Respiratory protective equipment checklistOur checklist will help you to select and manage this essential equipment, safeguarding the health of employees and keeping you on the right side of the law.Why use our form?Choosing respiratory protective equipment (RPE) from the vast range of products available can be daunting. Legislation requires that this is carried out thoroughly with consideration given to the work environment, substances, practicalities of use, comfort, fit, etc. You must also ensure that it's...
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