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When do I need to report Covid cases in the workplace under RIDDOR?

13 November 2020

If you’re confused about whether you need to report Covid-19 cases in the workplace to RIDDOR, you’re not alone. Chris Smith from Emprocom explains when reporting is needed and who needs to do it…

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Covid-19 Update for construction projects

14 October 2020

With the increasing levels of infection across the county construction sites must ensure all the necessary Covid-19 infection controls are implemented to ensure their site is Covid-19 secure for all persons working, occupying and visiting the site. Our team outlines the key points that should be implemented as part of a robust Covid-19 risk management process…

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Is your farm machinery safety up to scratch?

23 July 2020

This week the agricultural industry has highlighted the importance of farm safety.

In 2018/19 there were 32 fatal injuries, 25% of these were due to being struck by a moving vehicle and 10% from something collapsing or overturning.

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Builders Merchants Branch Operating Guidelines during Covid19

22 April 2020

New guidelines have been released from the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) and the Builders Merchants Foundation (BMF) which set out guidelines and additional precautions for Builders’ Merchant staff in England and Northern Ireland to follow when operating during the Covid 19 outbreak.

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RIDDOR reporting of Covid-19

08 April 2020

Find out HSE guidelines on reporting Covid-19 under RIDDOR

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Keeping children safe on farms

08 April 2020

With the closure of schools across the country in response to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID 19) children are likely to be at home for some time.

HSE is calling on the farming industry to keep children safe during the COVID-19 restrictions.

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Interactive video health and safety training

08 April 2020

Did you know that furloughed employees are being encouraged to undertake training?

While remote working becomes the norm, and business communication goes almost exclusively digital, we’ve launched live, interactive video training health and safety courses to keep your workforce staff training up to date, from the comfort of their homes.

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Coronavirus: Know the facts

08 April 2020

According to the NHS website, Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways and below are some commonly asked questions which will distil some of the many myths surrounding the virus

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Construction company fined after teenage worker falls from height

27 March 2020

A construction company has been fined after a 17-year-old worker fell more than three metres through an opening for a roof light…

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Essential health and safety for home workers

17 March 2020

Employers have a duty to protect the health and safety of all employees, including homeworkers. The Emprocom team has put together some health and safety guidelines for those now working from home.

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