Health & Safety

Here lies all the articles and resources from the Skills Platform and friends around health and safety.

Fire Marshal or Fire Warden? – Career Spotlight

Whether you're thinking of joining the service yourself or want to know what you can expect from them as a… Read More

27 May 2021

Brownie Points: How To Survive An EHO Visit

EHO visits can be daunting and it can feel like inspectors are holding the survival of your business in their… Read More

29 April 2021

Planning Your Safeguarding Policies and Procedures: Key Legislation

Recent events have clearly demonstrated that a lack of comprehensive safeguarding policies and procedures can leave both you, your team… Read More

14 April 2021

What is Prevent Duty? The Role You Play in Counter-Extremism

Modern Britain is a multicultural society with a diverse culture, but unfortunately, there are threats to our multiculturalism. Voices of… Read More

26 January 2021

What Is an ‘Appointed Person’? – A Quick and Easy Guide

You may have wondered what your obligations are to provide an appointed person or first aiders in your workplace. In… Read More

15 December 2020

Investigation Skills: A Mindset Beyond Police Work

Whether you’re investigating a crime, accident, a person or an organisation, investigation skills are an essential part of our day-to-day… Read More

19 November 2020

6 Stages of Grooming Adults and Teens: Spotting The Red Flags

It's National Safeguarding Adults Week and one of the key themes this year is adult grooming. Sadly, social isolation could… Read More

17 November 2020

What Are the Eight Principles of the Data Protection Act?

The UK Data Protection Act was originally designed to protect personal data stored on computers and paper filing systems. Since then, technology has evolved… Read More

12 October 2020

Manual Handling Regulations: The Complete Employer’s Guide

For some industries, manual handling is a routine activity. Nevertheless, to promote your own safety, it is important to understand… Read More

25 August 2020

Fire Safety Regulations Since Grenfell: The New Regime

Several key fire safety regulations have come into power in the UK this month. Here, we take a look back… Read More

11 May 2020

What is COSHH?

Brief introduction to COSHH regulations Working in the healthcare environment you have a duty to keep your patients safe and… Read More

15 January 2019