The other day I found myself pondering what the impact of the last year-or-so of covid has been on the nation’s work-related accident statistics. (I mean aside for the 127,841 covid fatalities. Or 152,183 fatalities. Or any other depressingly high number that takes your … [Read more...] about RIDDOR and the lockdown year
Health And Safety
In an attempt to distract you from COVID (yes I said it, the C-word), this blog has nothing to do with Coronavirus (I’ve done it again), pandemics or the politics of vaccination programmes (ooo! we’re on thin ice now; before you know it I’ll mention the EU, Brexit (the B-word) … [Read more...] about Will the last human please switch the lights off?
Answers 1. The number of employees at and above which the employer must record their suitable and sufficient risk assessment. Gold rings (5) 2. The number that you divide C1T1 + C2T2 + C3T3 +… by in order to work out the eight-hour time-weighted average exposure (COSHH … [Read more...] about Christmas Quiz 2020 – Part 2 (Answers)
Yes it IS that time of year again. Yes I have been entrusted with another Christmas Quiz. Yes it will feature lots of health and safety questions. No I don’t get out much. But then nor do most of you either. This year it’s fiendishly simple. You just have to answer … [Read more...] about Christmas Quiz 2020 Part 1
Introduction You need to visit a place of work; this could be your own workplace or that of a friend or a relative. When you are at the site you must carry out the following tasks; Speak to workers/managers Review documents Look up relevant … [Read more...] about How to Complete Your NG2/IG2 Practical Assessment and Pass First Time