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Accident Report Book

This document should be used to record all accident reports generated within the workplace. When an accident occurs the employer should also complete a separate accident report form. The existence of the accident report should then be recorded on this form/book.

This document includes:

  • Duty under the Data protection Act 1998 to keep this information confidential within the workplace
  • Reporting duty under Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR)

Accident Investigation Report - Employees

This document should be used to record all accident reports generated within the workplace. When an accident occurs the employer should also complete a separate accident report form. The existence of the accident report should then be recorded on this form/book.

This document includes:

  • Duty under the Data protection Act 1998 to keep this information confidential within the workplace
  • Reporting duty under Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR)

Accident Investigation Report - Contractors

This report form is for recording accident details, where a third-party contractor has been injured. The form requires detailed information to be provided regarding the nature of the accident and how it occurred. Full details of the injured contractor and first-aid or hospital treatment (if any) must also be entered.

This document includes:

  • Accident location and work undertaken at the time of the accident
  • Details of accident witnesses
  • Level of experience of injured contractor
  • Whether risk assessment carried out on task or operation that led to injury
  • Requirement of RIDDOR form if a reportable incident under RIDDOR
  • Conclusions and recommendations by investigator

Accident Investigation Report - Member of the Public

This report form is for recording accident details, where a member of the public has been injured. The form requires detailed information to be provided regarding the nature of the accident and how it occurred. Full details of the injured person and first-aid or hospital treatment (if any) must also be entered.

This document includes:

  • Accident location and work undertaken at the time of the accident
  • Details of accident witnesses
  • Requirement of RIDDOR form if a reportable incident under RIDDOR
  • Conclusions and recommendations by investigator

RIDDOR Report Book

This book should be used to record all accidents that are reportable under Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR).

This document includes:

  • Name of person injured
  • Date, time and place of injury, including a brief description
  • Date and method of RIDDOR report

RIDDOR Guidance

Further information on the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR).

This document includes:

  • List of diseases and events that must be reported under RIDDOR
  • How to contact the Health & Safety Executive

Workstation Risk Assessment

A complete risk assessment to ensure compliance with the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992, (amended in 2002). Every aspect of a computer workstation can be assessed using this form.

The form also includes practical advice to remedy matters where possible at the time of the assessment.

This document includes:

  • Processes for checking computer screens and settings.
  • Keyboard and mouse assessment.
  • Detailed assessment of furniture used and its proper adjustment.

Visual Display Policy

This Visual Display Policy is intended for any organisation who has employees who regularly use computers during the course of their employment. Under the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 (Amended 2002) every employer should carry out a risk assessment of their computer workstations. Employers also have to offer every applicable employee free eye tests every year.

This Visual Display Policy includes the following:

  • Policy to cover the Regulations
  • Comprehensive Risk Assessment Form
  • Free Eye Test Record Sheet

Reasons to buy:

By law all employers must adhere to the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations. Using this policy and risk assessment form will show your compliance to the Regulations. Also, if as an employee you do not have a policy in place and an employee makes a claim for an injury associated with computer use, (for example a repetitive strain injury), you may well have to pay compensation.

Eye Test Record Sheet

Under the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992, (amended in 2002) all regular computer users are entitled to eye tests every 12 months, paid for by their employers.

This document includes:

  • Record of all the relevant details of an eye test, including the results and any particular issues raised
  • Action taken (if any required) as a result of the eye test

Confined Spaces Permit

Any work carried out within a confined space increases the risk of injury to those carrying out the work. This permit allows such work to be carried out within a specified time period and under strict operating conditions. Examples of where this permit would be required would be work undertaken within a holding tank or inside large pipework; any confined space that allows a person or persons access into.

This document includes:

  • Date and time for permitted work to be carried out
  • Detailed description of where work undertaken
  • Comprehensive list of precautions that should be taken

Confined Spaces Guidance

This document provides introductory guidance to work within confined spaces. This includes the relevant health & safety legislation and examples of confined spaces.

This document includes:

  • Relevant legislation
  • Importance of permits to carry out any work

COSHH Employee Training

Employee training schedule for Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) training.

This document includes:

  • Full details of trainer
  • Training details
  • Provision for re-tests and refresher training

COSHH Risk Assessment

Complete COSHH Risk Assessment form required to assess and reduce the risks posed by hazardous substances in the workplace.

This document includes:

  • Reference to safety data sheets for all hazardous substances
  • COSHH training
  • Health & Safety Executive pocket cards
  • Supply of personal protective equipment

Hazardous Substance Risk Assessment

Every hazardous substance used in the workplace must be assessed. This form requests details of how each substance is used within the workplace and the particular hazard or hazards it presents. This information can used be used to decide how and where a substance should be stored and used.

This document includes:

  • Persons at risk within the workplace
  • Details of manufacturer's safety data sheet

Safety Data Sheet

Every hazardous substance should have a safety data sheet. This is usually supplied with the hazardous substance by the supplier. This form is intended to be used where a safety data sheet cannot be found. This form should be used until a replacement safety data sheet is requested and arrives from the substance supplier.

This document includes:

  • Supplier's full contact details
  • Precautions to be taken with the substance

Emergency Fire Plan

This plan is to ensure that a workplace is ready if a fire occurs. Every workplace should have established emergency procedures in the case of fire. This plan also provides for regular checks of the fire alarm system and fire drills every 6-12 months. The plan requires the appointment of a fire officer, deputy fire officer and fire wardens, all of whom have a role in the event of fire.

This document includes:

  • Ensure proper fire instructions are displayed in the workplace
  • Clearly defined roles for fire officer, deputy and fire wardens

Fire Risk Assessment - Facilities

This document should be used to assess whether a workplace has the proper facilities required to combat a fire. The assessment covers key areas, such as the provision, location and use of fire extinguishers, fire hose reels, fire blankets and alarms & sprinklers.

This document includes:

  • Practical assessments of fire prevention and fire fighting facilities
  • Clear question and answer format with accompanying notes

Fire Risk Assessment - Hazards & Personnel

This form is for individual substances in the workplace to be assessed according to the risk they pose. The form goes on to assess which employees are at risk at different locations within the workplace.

This document includes:

  • List of possible fire risks in the workplace from substances
  • The risks posed by the actions of employees

New Employee Fire Induction Form

This document is vital for providing new employees with information relating to fire drills and procedures in the case of fire. New employees need to know basic information such as what does the fire alarm actually sound like? and where are they supposed to assemble in the event of fire? This sort of information can be easily overlooked when an employee joins a workplace, however it is vital to their safety.

This document includes:

  • Instructions of what to do in the event of fire
  • Instruction on how to use fire extinguishers and the correct extinguisher to use

First Aid Kit Checklist

Simple, but effective checklist of what should go into a first aid kit. Not only does this help you to have a comprehensive first aid kit, it can also be used to quickly replenish a kit when it has been used.

This document includes:

  • Comprehensive list of first aid products and recommended quantities

First Aid Training Schedule

Used to document first aid training, so that you can keep track of training, including who has passed and who needs to retake their training. Record details of the trainer, whether internal or external.

This document includes:

  • Record details for each employee who has received training
  • Set dates for re-tests and refresher training

First Aid Treatment - Employees

For documenting first aid treatment given to employees. This form should be used to record injury, first aid treatment details and whether hospital treatment was required. It is vital that such information is accurately recorded.

This document includes:

  • Location of accident and nature of injuries
  • Details of who provided first aid treatment

First Aid Treatment - Contractors

For documenting first aid treatment given to third-party contractors injured on the employer's premises. This form should be used to record injury, first aid treatment details and whether hospital treatment was required. It is vital that such information is accurately recorded.

This document includes:

  • Location of accident and nature of injuries
  • Details of who provided first aid treatment

First Aid Treatment - Member of the Public

For documenting first aid treatment given to members of the public on the employer's premises. This form should be used to record injury, first aid treatment details and whether hospital treatment was required. It is vital that such information is accurately recorded, particularly if the injured party seeks compensation for their injuries.

This document includes:

  • Location of accident and nature of injuries
  • Details of who provided first aid treatment

Health & Safety Policy

By law any employer with five or more employees must have a published health and safety policy, which must be brought to the attention of all employees. This policy provides for a named person to be in charge of implementing this policy and everyday health and safety matters under the guidance of management. This policy also includes a section on workplace stress.

This document includes:

  • Organisation policy statement and objectives
  • Detailed breakdown of duties for policy manager
  • Workplace stress
  • Implementation of a no-smoking policy or "smoke-free" areas
  • Emergency procedures
  • Procedure for reporting breaches of policy

Reasons to buy:

By law all employers with five or more employees must have a written Health & Safety Policy in place. Employers with less than five employees will also find that if they do contracting work for larger organisations, those organisations will probably insist that all contractors have a written Health & Safety Policy.

Hot Works Permit

Any work involving heat generating equipment or equipment that produces a naked flame carries inherent risks. This permit sets out procedures to minimise such risks. This form can be used for arc-welding or soldering work.

This document includes:

  • Permit restricted to a specific date and between stated times
  • Details of the work to be undertaken
  • Comprehensive list of safety precautions that must be taken
  • Information on what should be done once work has been completed

Legionnaires' Disease Prevention Checklist

Checklist covering air conditioning, hot and cold water systems; all potential sources of the Legionella bacteria. A series of key questions that all employers should ask themselves regarding Legionnaires' disease prevention. This checklist can be referred to at any time to ensure proper maintenance procedures are in place.

This document includes:

  • Maintenance schedules for air conditioning systems and the type of treatment carried out
  • Procedures for cold water systems
  • Procedures for hot water systems, including water temperatures

Legionnaires' Disease Guidance

Short guide outlining employers' legal responsibilities. Includes description of those most at risk of infection.

This document includes:

  • Regulations relating to cooling towers
  • Duty to report any outbreak under the Reporting of Injuries, Disease and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR)

Manual Handling of Loads - Risk Assessment

Comprehensive manual handling risk assessment form. This form breaks down any work into distinct areas, such as the employees involved and a detailed description of the task. Using this form will help all employers think about the risks involved in any particular task and how best to minimise those risks. Injuries at work are a major cost for all employers. Using this form could dramatically reduce those risks.

This document includes:

  • Detailed questionnaire regarding the actual process of a task
  • Details and assessment of the load
  • The working environment and how this impacts upon the actual task

Manual Handling - Notes & Case Scenario

Notes and case scenario to assist anyone completing a manual handling risk assessment. This document provides a simple to follow example of manual handling and shows how it is assessed.

This document includes:

  • Detailed and practical case example
  • Accompanying notes which mirror the questions asked in the assessment form

Pushing & Pulling of Loads - Risk Assessment

Comprehensive risk assessment form for any work that requires pushing or pulling of loads. Broken down into an initial assessment of the task, followed by the actual load, working environment, individual capability and any other factors.

This document includes:

  • Load weight, distance moved and frequency of the operation
  • Employees involved and their level of experience
  • Assessment of how the load is actually moved

Pushing & Pulling - Notes & Case Scenario

Notes and case scenario to assist anyone completing a push and pull risk assessment. A practical example with detailed notes to assist an employer completing their own assessment.

This document includes:

  • The notes reflect the questions asked in the actual assessment
  • This document also contains practical examples of the steps typically taken by an employer to minimise the risks involved in such tasks

Personal Protective Equipment - Risk Assessment

Form to assess whether personal protective equipment is required, (and if so), what type. The form asks questions of hazards encountered and recommends the PPE to be used to address and reduce those hazards. The failure by employees to wear PPE or the failure to wear it correctly is a serious ongoing problem for many employers.

This document includes:

  • List of all the common hazards encountered in the workplace or on site

Personal Protective Equipment - Training Schedule

Form to record details of PPE training given to employees, including trainer details.

This document includes:

  • Record of each employee who has received training
  • Ability to set dates for retraining or refresher training

Risk Assessment Form for Pregnant and Breast Feeding Employees

This risk assessment form should be completed as soon as an employee believes they are pregnant or if they are returning to work following the birth of a child and they are still breast-feeding. The form requires answers to a number of questions to assess the employee's work environment and risk.

Task Based Risk Assessment

Simple to use task-based risk assessment form. This form can be used to assess a particular task carried out within the workplace. The form is split into task description & details, plant & machinery and materials used.

This document includes:

  • Detailed list of potential hazards
  • Those at risk
  • Whether permits are required for the task
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) used