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Video: Legal Requirements and responsibilities of Using Forklift Trucks

Are your team fully trained to use forklift trucks? Are you aware of the legal requirements? In this session, we will cover forklift truck uses and hazards, as well as some key statistics and real life case studies of companies who have failed to follow the regulations needed to ensure safe use of forklift trucks in the workplace. We will also provide you with all the key legal requirements, mandatory training expectations and managerial responsibilities and recommendations. This talk took place at the virtual IMHX Connect on Monday 13th September 2021 at 11:20am.

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Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace – Employee Factsheet

Bullying and harassment is offensive or insulting behaviour that makes someone feel intimidated. It may involve the abuse of power by one person over another, or it can involve groups of people. Bullying at work can form in many different ways. This document takes you through different types of bullying, the impact, your employer’s role, and what action you should take.

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Forklift Trucks – Employee Factsheet

Forklift trucks are commonly used in many workplaces and are involved in many workplace transport accidents. Common accidents include crush injuries from overturning lift trucks or due to collisions with pedestrians, other vehicles or objects. These incidents can lead to serious injuries and even death. Therefore, it is important that operators and pedestrians are aware of the risks associated with their use and the precautions to be taken.

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Home Working: Directors Briefing

Home working is no longer a temporary fix. Employers have a duty to protect the health and safety of all employees, including homeworkers. This Directors Briefing takes you through assessing the risks, common hazards, working from home in exceptional circumstances, employer responsibilities and more.

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Security – Employee Factsheet

When the security of an orqanisation is compromised, the outcome can be significant: loss of, and damage to, property, plant and equipment, business interruption, loss of data and harm to personnel or others. Having good security measures in place can help to protect the company’s business, its people, its assets and reputation.

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Directors Briefing: Violence in the Workplace

The Health and Safety Executive’s definition of work-related violence is: ‘Any incident in which a person is abused, threatened or assaulted in circumstances relating to their work’. Our Directors Briefing looks at key risk factors and recommendations for employers.

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Slips, Trips and Falls: Whiteboard Video

Our Slips, Trips and Falls whiteboard video will provide you and your employees with an important summary of these types of workplace accidents, including: The main factors that cause slips, trips and falls; Identifying the risks and controlling them; Quick facts; What to always consider.

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Anxiety – Employee Fact Sheet

Anxiety is a very natural human response. It is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, that can be mild or severe. People suffering from anxiety may feel constantly on edge, have a feeling of impending doom and may struggle to concentrate. This Employee Fact Sheet covers:

• The psychological and physical signs and symptoms

• Looking after yourself

• Changing our thinking

• Seeking support

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Lone Working- Directors Briefing

Lone workers are those who work by themselves without close or direct supervision, and they can be found in many working environments. This Directors Briefing covers; examples of lone working, recommendations for employers and legal duties.

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Working in the Sun and Heat – Employee Factsheet

Outdoor workers can experience excessive exposure to the sun’s UV radiation and are therefore more at risk from skin cancer if precautions are not taken. This employee factsheet covers the sun safety code, skin cancer risks, heat stress, driving in the heat and measures to control heat stress.

Hybrid Working – Directors Briefing

The imposition of lockdown measures across the UK in 2020 as a means to control the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) resulted in people being ordered to stay – and work where possible – at home. The workplace changes brought about by COVID-19 are being described as a ‘once in a generation’ opportunity to re-think the UK’s working practices and promote a more flexible and better approach to work.

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Waste – Toolbox Talk

Waste is anything your business intends to discard, handles or produces and is not wanted or used. In this document, you will learn about good waste management, some key statistics, the UK and Europe’s waste strategy, business waste, hazardous waste and sorting and storing waste.