Health and safety

How many first aiders do I need?

How many first aiders do I need?

7 min read
The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981) say employers must make sure there are ‘adequate and appropriate’ first aid plans.

Guidance when switching to a takeaway

Guidance when switching to a takeaway

7 min read
A lot of restaurants are now switching from operating as a restaurant to a takeaway only. Consider these additional food safety/food hygiene measures.

How to wash your hands properly

How to wash your hands properly

6 min read
How to wash your hands properly. The first step to protecting yourself against Coronavirus (COVID-19) and other infections.

7 most common hazards in hospitality

7 most common hazards in hospitality

9 min read
When assessing the hazards that exist in your workplace, you can give yourself a head start by understanding the most common ones that appear in your type of workplace.

What is employers liability insurance?

What is employers liability insurance?

6 min read
Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 employers are responsible for the health and safety of their employees while they are at work. This means you must put in place reasonable steps to prevent them getting injured or ill, but you must also put steps in place for them to to be protected if they do sustain an injury or illness – an injury or illness which is the liability of work they’ve undertaken for your business.

How to write a health and safety policy

How to write a health and safety policy

5 min read
Policy writing doesn’t sound fun and sounds like a huge task when first considered by employers. But it’s absolutely critical to your business health and safety, it’s step 1 in your plan to improving health and safety.

5 steps of a Risk Assessment

5 steps of a Risk Assessment

7 min read
A large part of managing the health and safety of your business is controlling the risks in your workplace. This is one the activities which is a must-do – health and safety law does require it and it does by way of a risk assessment.

Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

14 min read
The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 is the primary piece of legislation which deals with workplace health and safety in Great Britain.