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What is reasonably practicable?

ALARP and SFAIRP

“ALARP” stands for “as low as reasonably practicable”. “SFAIRP” stands for “so far as is reasonably practicable”. The two terms mean essentially the same thing and at their core is the concept of “reasonably practicable”; this involves weighing a risk against the trouble, time and money needed to control it. Thus, ALARP describes the level to which it is expected to see workplace risks controlled. Read more

Fire Risk Assessment

If you’re an employer, landlord or owner of a commercial premises, then you have a legal duty to ensure fire safety within your business. If your business has 5 or more people employed, legally you must have a written Fire Risk Assessment (FRA).

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Top 10 Health & Safety Tips

Watch our Top 10 Health & Safety Tips video here.

 

1.ELIMINATE THE HAZARDS FROM THE WORKPLACE – this could be identified through a documented risk assessment.

2.TRAIN YOUR EMPLOYEES – provide adequate and appropriate training relevant to the role they play within the business.

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