Free Fact Sheets for Businesses & Oragnisations
This area contains general information and news
letters regarding first aid and first aid provision.
A Guide to Health & Safety Regulation in Great Britain
This guide outlines the occupational health and safety system in Great Britain.
It responds to the many requests for information we receive from international visitors, enquirers and researchers, although
many in Great Britain will also find it informative. It also describes briefly the work HSE does, in partnership with local
authorities, to protect the public from the risks from work activities
Successful Health & Safety Management
Over-arching guide on the essential philosophy of good health and safety: what it means;
how to achieve it; and how to maintain it. For directors, managers, health and safety professionals and employee representatives
wishing to improve healthy and safe organisational standards, this is a succinct manual addressing the 'who, what, when,
where and how' elements of responsible practice. Supported by easy diagrammatic studies, all critical themes are addressed,
while general specifics (eg the need for strong communication, or supervised/unsupervised actions, good training and many
others) are threaded into the narrative. In five major sections - effective policies, organising, planning/implementing, measuring
performance and auditing and reviewing - this is an easy-to-understand guide to the whole subject.
HSE First Aid at Work - Approved Code of Practice
This is a free-to-download, web-friendly version of L74 (Second edition, published
2009). This version has been adapted for online use from HSE’s current printed version.
Resuscitation Guidelines 2010 - Adult BLSThe complete 2010 Resuscitation Guidelines for Adult Basic Life Support - ideal for all your first aid trained
Resuscitation Guidelines 2010 - Adult BLS
AED Guidelines 2010
Adult Basic Life Support 2010 Datasheet
How to tackle Work-related Stress
Going to work is generally good for us, but only if our health, safety and welfare are protected. Preventing ill
health because of work-related stress is part of creating a good working environment for your employees
Seating at Work
specific guidance on how to ensure workplace seating is safe and suitable for all including special needs with
examples of good practice, including information on design and selection of models. Addressed to employers, employees, and
those responsible for health and safety at work but also relevant to employees, manufacturers, designers, suppliers and all
users of industrial and office furniture. General sections reflect the broader subjects of managing dangers and hazards, how
to conduct a risk assessment, good practice, legislation and relevant British Standards. In turn, there are a multitude of
specifics addressed such as foot, back and armrests plus detailed issues like upholstery, adjustability, gas-lift operations
and durability. Extensively illustrated with cross-section diagrams.
Upper Limb Disorders in the Workplace
limb disorders are a particular group of musculoskeletal ailments affecting the arm and neck. This revised and extensive guidance
is addressed to managers with responsibility for workers at risk of developing such complaints and explains the - often hidden
- hazards and risks and how to control them. Commencing with a seven-step flow chart, the reader is guided smoothly through
the document as it examines broader ergonomics and specifics such as repetitive work, postures, operations involving force,
duration of exposure to certain processes, environmental and psychosocial factors and individual physiological differences.
A very detailed study supported by case studies, risk filter worksheets and a multitude of diagrams, illustrations and easy-glance
information tables. Also features a breakdown of legal requirements.