Health and Safety

The Barbour EHS Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) package contains information, advice and guidance on the full extent of topics a health and safety professional needs to improve decision making, understand complex information areas, reduce risk and manage projects.

The EHS service will save valuable time and money by delivering the information required to manage all aspects of health and safety and is an invaluable aid in reducing your risk of litigation.

Topics include:

  • Management issues – including, auditors, inspectors and regulators, corporate manslaughter, corporate social responsibility, employee involvement and consultation, insurance requirements for employers, integrated auditing, modern slavery, occupational health and safety management systems, safety culture.
  • Workplace safety – including, display screen equipment, electromagnetic fields, ergonomics and human factors, first aid, noise at work, office safety, personal protective equipment, shift working, slips, trips and falls, stress in the workplace, training for health and safety, violence at work, vulnerable workers, working alone, work equipment, working at height and working time.
  • Occupational health – including, carcinogens, dust, mental health in the workplace and occupational health provision and health surveillance.
  • Construction safety – including,  asbestos management, building maintenance and alteration,  CDM and construction site safety, confined spaces, electrical equipment, lifts and lifting operations, manual handling, scaffolding, work equipment and vibration.

Key Information Providers include:

  • ACAS
  • Case Law – including Royal Courts of Justice and ICLR
  • CIBSE
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Construction Industry Publications
  • Energy Institute
  • European Agency for Safety and Health at Work
  • European Cemicals Agency
  • Fire Protection Association
  • Health and Safety Authority
  • HSE
  • International Labour Organisation
  • IOSH
  • Legislation – covering the UK, Ireland and EU
  • World Health Organisation.
  • Trade Associations