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Special Reports

Our Special Reports covering the latest problems in workplace health and safety. New Special Reports are added regularly.

Surviving a Health & Safety and Fire Inspection

Publication date: 13.09.2017

Surviving a Health & Safety and Fire Inspection

This Special Report sets out what you can expect during a health & safety and fire inspection. It covers everything from how you may be selected and contacted to the type of question they are going to ask. It’s full of practical tips on how to deal with even the most awkward and demanding inspector.

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The HSE's Fee for Intervention Scheme - What Every Business Needs to Know

Publication date: 19.10.2015

The HSE's Fee for Intervention Scheme - What Every Business Needs to Know

On 1 October 2012, the HSE’s fee for intervention (FFI) scheme came into force in the UK. Our Special Report identifies when you might face charges and, more importantly, what you can do to keep the costs down.  

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Control, Investigate and Reduce Workplace Accidents

Publication date: 27.01.2015

Control, Investigate and Reduce Workplace Accidents

So you've risk assessed everything, put the correct procedures in place, and yet a member of staff has still managed to have an accident. How should you record it? Do you need to report it to the authorities or your insurer? These are just some of the many questions answered in our Special Report: Control, Investigate and Reduce Workplace Accidents.

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Fire Safety

Publication date: 12.01.2015

Fire Safety

Our  Fire Safety Special Report contains information on fire safety legislation and solutions to commonly asked fire safety problems, including: how many fire marshals should be trained, and how many extinguishers are required?

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Asbestos - The Complete Guide to Safe Management

Publication date: 19.06.2014

Asbestos - The Complete Guide to Safe Management

Ensuring businesses are managing asbestos is a hot topic for the enforcement agencies. For this reason, we've produced the Special Report: Asbestos - The Complete Guide to Safe Management. It covers the whole process - from identifying whether asbestos might be present in your building, incorporating the latest HSE guidance, to developing and maintaining a management plan. 

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First Aid at Work - The New Training Regime

Publication date: 13.05.2014

First Aid at Work - The New Training Regime

The HSE has updated its guidance on first aid training. The good news is that courses have become shorter and compliance is easier. This Special Report contains all the major updates - including details of the new course, Emergency First Aid at Work - and guidance on compliance.

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Health and Safety Update 2013/14 - What's New and How to Comply with it

Publication date: 14.03.2014

Health and Safety Update 2013/14 - What's New and How to Comply with it

This Special Report looks at the key changes in health and safety since January 2012 and projects forward to examine those on the horizon. It explains how these may affect your business and what you need to do.

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Health and Safety Enforcement Update

Publication date: 22.01.2013

Health and Safety Enforcement Update

Enforcement practices are changing, and for those convicted of an offence it’s really starting to hurt. Fines are larger than ever, corporate manslaughter cases are on the increase and individual managers and directors are being held personally accountable. This Special Report will help you to understand who is likely to be investigated, how the type of enforcement action is determined, the factors which affect the level of penalty applied and the actions you can take to minimise the damage.    

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Safe Plant and Equipment Maintenance

Publication date: 22.10.2010

Safe Plant and Equipment Maintenance

This Special Report covers all aspects of maintenance from machinery shutdowns to checking and maintaining lifting equipment. As well as helping to ensure that your working environment is safe, following our guidance should keep you on the right side of a visiting inspector. 

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Risk Assessing Display Screen Equipment

Publication date: 13.02.2008

Risk Assessing Display Screen Equipment

Although display screen equipment itself isn't dangerous, if not used properly, the potential exists for staff to suffer from health related problems. This Special Report contains all the practical advice you need to ensure staff aren't put at risk and are able to work effectively.

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Last updated: 20.08.2019
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