CE Marking and Health & Safety Specialists

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Workplace Safety

Service type: Occupational  |  Last updated on 16th February 2012

What are the benefits in good health & safety management? You will be in legal compliance and will meet your duties and obligations as an employer Reduced Insurance Premiums with your Insurers. It is Cost Effective – a reduced risk for potential prosecution(s). Improved health & safety Performance. Reduced rates of absenteeism amongst staff –...

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Manual Handling

Service type: Occupational  |  Last updated on 27th January 2012

As well as the general risk assessment requirements set out in the Management Regulations, there is a requirement in the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (as amended) to carry out a risk assessment on manual handling tasks. The manual handling risk assessment should include: The task being performed, The individual carrying out the manual handling...

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Hazardous Substances

Service type: Occupational  |  Last updated on 27th January 2012

What are hazardous substances? Hazardous substances are used in many workplaces and take many different forms. Solids, liquids, gases, mists and fumes can be present in the workplace. Exposure to hazardous substances can affect the body in many different ways. Skin contact, inhalation and ingestion can cause damage Why are hazardous substances important? Hazardous...

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Risk Assessment

Service type: Occupational  |  Last updated on 27th January 2012

It is a legal requirement for organisations with 5 or more staff to carry out documented health and safety risk assessments of all of their significant hazards. Fountain Safety Solutions Ltd can carry out your risk assessments for you; Certain specific hazards require a special risk assessment in a specific format (click on the links for further information): Manual...

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Product Safety

Service type: Work Equipment  |  Last updated on 27th January 2012

When you design a product, it will more than likely have to meet specific safety regulations. This should be considered at an early stage in the design as last minute design changes to meet product legislation can be very costly and may even delay the product launch. Many products have to be CE compliant if they are to be sold in the EU, Norway Iceland or...

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