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    How do toolbox talks fit into ISO 45001?

    Safety meetings such as toolbox talks are a great way to promote health & safety within an organisation. But what do they involve and how can they help you to meet ISO 45001 requirements?

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    All alone: what are the risks of lone working?

    Lone working carries unique risks, and with approximately eight million people already working without others in the UK, employers need to know what they can do to keep them safe.

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    HSE releases statistics for fatal workplace accidents in 2020/21

    The HSE (Health and Safety Executive) has released its provisional statistics for fatal workplace accidents in the year 2020/21, revealing that there was an increase of 29 deaths after the record low of 2019/20.

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    Why should you buy ISO 45001?

    If you want to build greater trust both within and outside of your organisation, implementing a strong framework of health & safety processes can help to grow your business’ reputation as a responsible employer.

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    What are the 10 most common Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) non-conformances found by ISO 45001?

    If you're looking for advice on how to best apply the guiding principles of ISO 45001, our top 10 non-conformances could help you identify where improvements could be made.

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    HSE reveals that more than half of working days were lost to mental ill health

    The latest statistical report produced by the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) has revealed the lowest number of workplace deaths on record. However, it has also found an increasing trend towards work-related mental ill health.

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    Wrap it up: how to keep outdoor workers safe in winter

    As the leaves fall and the mercury drops, many of us head inside to hibernate. But outdoor workers need to go outside in all weathers, which opens them up to cold-related illnesses and injuries. So, what can you do to keep workers warm and safe this winter?

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    Extension granted for OHSAS 18001 certified businesses upgrading to ISO 45001

    The global pandemic has put many businesses on the back foot. In recognition of this, the ISO extended the transition period for organisations upgrading from OHSAS 18001 to ISO 45001. But what should you do with this extra time to prepare?

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    Building trust with ISO 45001

    ClearView has been providing powerful commercial security systems to businesses and organisations since 1996. But to show their customers that they put safety alongside security, they chose to implement ISO 45001. Read on to discover their insights into the process.

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    One in five managers aren’t trained in health and safety

    Research by IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) and YouGov has revealed that businesses may be underestimating the importance of health and safety training for managers and the benefits it can bring to their reputation, productivity and working environment.

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    Workplace fatalities reach record low reveals HSE

    The HSE (Health and Safety Executive) has released provisional health and safety statistics for the year 2019/2020, revealing that 111 workers were fatally injured in the workplace, the lowest number of annual workplace deaths on record.

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    Cover up and keep cool: how to keep your outdoor workers safe in the sun

    The sun is out and lockdown is loosening, which means more of us are lying out in the sun to bake. But what are the risks of summer sun and extreme heat to outdoor workers? Read on to discover the risks and what you can do to keep your workers safe this summer.

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    From cabinets to PPE

    After COVID-19 forced Rapid 3D Solutions (Tracecnc.co.uk) to shut down, its ISO 9001-assured procedures have been put to a new use – producing PPE for the NHS.

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    How can ISOs make your business disaster-proof?

    Fire, flood, theft, a global pandemic… disaster can strike at any time. But with the right preparation and tools at your disposal, you can help your business to come out on top. Here’s how ISOs can help.

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    Slips, sickness and stress remain high at work says HSE

    Figures from the 2018-19 HSE summary show that illness and injury rates at work remain high. Discover the details and what you can do to improve health and safety

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    CDM Regulations explained

    They’re the main regulations overseeing health, safety, and welfare across Britain’s construction industry, but how much do you know about CDM? Here, we take a closer look at these important legal duties

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    Tesco ordered to pay £125,000 for Health & Safety Breach

    Tesco have been fined £116,000 and ordered to pay costs of more than £10,000 following an incident where an employee at their Highwoods store was injured.

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    How does ISO 45001 add value to a conventional Health & Safety program?

    Find out how businesses can improve their Health & Safety program by implementing an ISO 45001 Management System.

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