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Manual Handling

Manual Handling in the Workplace: Employee Factsheet

According to the Office of National Statistics, 469,000 workers suffered from work-related musculoskeletal disorders (either new or long-standing) in 2017/18. It is also estimated that 6.6 million working days were lost due to such disorders in 2017/18. This employee factsheet includes: What is manual handling?, Good handling techniques, Considerations for manual handling and employee responsibilities.

Tower fire

Fire Strategy – A Director’s Briefing

A strategy is defined as “a carefully devised plan of action to achieve a goal, or the art of developing or carrying out such a plan.” In essence a Fire Strategy is just that.

This ‘Director’s Briefing’ provides an overview of the need to know information for creating a fire safety strategy for your organisation. It provides; Key need to know information, How to enforce authority, A case law example and legislative information.

Fire sprinkler

A technical guide to sprinkler systems

Sprinkler systems are designed to control fires at a very early stage in their development and not necessarily to halt the advance of an already established fire.

This guide provides an overview of the need-to-know information for sprinklers including; The legal requirements, More information about sprinkler systems, Key actions, Key terms and more.

CCTV cameras

The Barbour guide to security

This security guide outlines the basics of commercial security for property managers, facilities managers and small-business owners.It covers; Businesses’ legal obligations, How to control risks through site access, manned guarding, risk assessment, assignment instruction, objectives of the security officer, how to source security services, Pedestrian routes around site, Impact on means of escape, Construction and refurbishment, unauthorised visitors, Terrorism and bomb threats, Key actions to protect your site & Case studies on arson and a terror attack.

Business Continuity

Business continuity: A director’s briefing

Business continuity is defined as ‘the planning and preparation of a company to make sure it overcomes serious incidents or disasters and resumes its normal operations within a reasonably short period’

This document covers; Why is business continuity management important, What areas should be considered, Business impact assessments, Business continuity plans and information on relevant legislation.

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India: Fact Sheet

The India Fact sheet from Barbour provides an overview of the principle pieces of Legislation, Fire Regulations, First Aid, Manual Handling, Risk Assessment, Working at Height and Slips, Trips and Falls.

German Legislation

Germany: Country Guide

This country guide covers Health and Safety Legislation in Germany including; The Legal System, Types of Law, Main Codes and Legislation, National System of Safety and Health at Work and Key Organisations and The Strategy on Occupational Safety and Health.

Wellbeing Employee Factsheet

Wellbeing Employee Factsheet

This Wellbeing Employee factsheet provides facts and guidance on Mental Health and Wellbeing. It includes the most common mental health conditions, key statistics and wellbeing guidance to help improve mental health issues.

Driving safely in the snow and ice

A Barbour Guide to Driving Safely in Snow and Ice

The winter months have well and truly begun and the conditions are sure to change at any moment, and winter motoring requires special care and a little preparation if you are to avoid a breakdown or accident. The best advice for driving in bad winter weather is not to drive at all, if you can avoid it, however if you have to take the risk, this guide will provide you with advice on driving safely in these conditions.

Safety Legislation Update 2017

Health and Safety Legislation update for October 2017 and beyond

This guide looks back at Brexit, the HSE FFI dispute process and sentencing guidelines. Whilst also looking at sentencing guidelines for ‘Gross Negligence Manslaughter’, PPE, ISO 45001 and much more, helping you to stay up to date with all the latest health and safety legislation changes this October in one handy document.

A Barbour guide to Legionella

A Barbour Guide to Legionella

The build-up of bacteria in purpose-built water systems, such as cooling towers, evaporative condensers, hot and cold water systems and whirlpool spas can cause the illness known as legionella among susceptible individuals. This guide provides you with must know information on Legionella and Legionnaires’ Disease, which includes; the legal requirements, risk assessment advice and guidance on managing and controlling risks.

Legionella Employee Factsheet

Legionella: An Employee Factsheet

This employee factsheet looks at Legionella a type of bacteria that is responsible for causing the illness commonly known as Legionnaires’ disease. It provides all of the need to know information that your employees should understand in one easy to read document to keep them safe and able to assess the risk of this illness within the workplace.