Category - Health and Safety

21
Jun

CSC COVID19 Aide Memoire V23

Following the Government announcement to delay the final stages of lockdown easing, please view our Aide Memoire V23 for a summary of the latest restrictions in place. Click here to download    

25
May

Importance of Lifts and Lifting equipment Safety and Maintenance

On Sunday 23rd May 2021 an incident occurred involving a cable car that fell around 20m to the ground after a cable snapped during its incline up a mountain in northern Italy. The cable car line had recently undergone a multi-million Euro refurbishment after being closed in 2014 and later reopening in 2016. The lifts …

18
May

CSC Compliance Guides – Risk Assessments

The team have been putting together a number of ‘Compliance Guides’ , which we hope you will find are useful reminder summaries based around focused topics. Click to download: CSC Compliance Guide – Risk Assessments    

10
May

Re-Opening Checklist – Free download

Following the easing of lockdown restrictions, many venues are eagerly preparing to re-open after an extended period of closure. Download our ‘re-opening checklist’ to ensure you have everything covered to re-open safely. Click here to download.

6
May

Risk from Falls

Falls from height are the third highest cause of fatal injuries in the food and drink industry, which makes up around 20 % of fatal accidents.  Statistics reveal that within the industry around 80 major injuries are sustained due to falls from height, injuries ranging from broken bones and fractured skulls. Serious injuries a can …

6
May

Importance of Legionella Checks

Following the easing of COVID 19 lockdown restrictions businesses will need to prepare to ensure that returning guests are not exposed to risks from unmanaged water systems. During the lockdown period numerous office spaces, hotels, bed and breakfasts and other accommodation venues have been closed to the public, meaning that there has been a significant …

1
Feb

HSE undertaking ‘COVID Secure’ spot-checks

Over recent months, the HSE have increased the number of random COVID spot checks they are undertaking at all types of businesses, to assess if they are operating in line with government COVID guidelines. Ensuring your business is COVID compliant and a safe place for your staff and customers can require more than just providing …

1
Feb

Cameron House, Fatal fire could have been avoided

A hotel fire that claimed the lives of two men could have been avoided.  Following investigations it has been established that the fire started after a night porter put a bag of ash and embers into a cupboard which contained combustible materials. The fire started after the night porter cleared ash and embers from a …

25
Nov

Working from Home – Guidance

For some of us, working from home is not unusual. However, due to recent events (COVID-19) this has led to an increase in people working from home. Whether working from home is a temporary measure or long term adjustment, it is important that your workstation and working environment is one which is good and safe …

4
Aug

COVID-19 Aide Memoire

With changes to government guidance continuing to change across the UK, CSC have summarised current control measures in a simple and easy to use guide. The guidance outlines the current rules and regulations for England, Scotland and Wales. Currently the guide includes national guidance, note that some localised regions have enhanced/ varied restrictions which will need …

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