Free Health & Safety resources

Ventilation in the workplace

As the UK follows the government’s roadmap and emerges from lockdown, many businesses have started to reopen and bring their...

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COVID-19: Face coverings in indoor settings

It became mandatory to wear facemasks in a variety of settings – including shops, supermarkets and public transport – across...

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Workplace social distancing guide

With the UK slowly moving out of lockdown, businesses are looking forward to moving back to some type of normality....

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A guide to COSHH in cleaning

Cleaning is an essential aspect of controlling the spread of infections around all workplaces. Infection prevention aims at keeping your...

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Reopening Your Hospitality Business – 5 Point Action Plan

Businesses across the country have been eagerly awaiting the chance to reopen their doors as part of the government’s four-part...

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Managing employees with COVID symptoms

As your people start to return to work, making sure you know exactly what to do if an employee presents...

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Hospitality sector: Managing the long-term key HR and Health & Safety effects of COVID-19

In February’s announcement, the Prime Minister unveiled his plans to ease out of lockdown through a four-step roadmap with pubs,...

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Construction Health & Safety checklist

Here at HS Direct, we get that running a business while simultaneously keeping on top of your Health & Safety...

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COVID-19 and pregnant employees: a Health & Safety guide for employers

Since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic, a key challenge for employers has been managing the risks of COVID-19 in...

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An introduction to Risk Assessments

Are you aware of all the hazards in your work environment? Are you good at spotting the risks and putting proper control measures in place to...

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How to prepare for COVID-secure inspections

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) and Local Authorities across the country are continuing their inspections and random spot-checks on...

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Free Covid 19 Essential HR and Health & Safety Checklist

Example Covid-19 Risk Assessment written by qualified professionals to help support your business.

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Free Covid 19 Secure Workplace Risk Assessment

Example Covid-19 Risk Assessment written by qualified professionals to help support your business.

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Working in Cold Conditions

Keep everyone on your premises safe, whatever the weather.

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What is SafeContractor Accreditation

Find out the importance of a SafeContractor accreditation and h how it can benefit your business.

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Electrical Safety in the Workplace

Find out major electrical hazards, who considered a competent person, and how to manage the risks.

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Noise Risk Assessment

Free advice on the risks of noise in your setting.

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Respiratory Protective Equipment

Check you’ve got everything in place to properly manage RPE in your workplace.

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Working at Height Risk Assessment

Make sure you’ve got the proper measures in place to keep your people safe.

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Free Method Statement Template

A free guide to writing your own Method Statements.

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Working in the Sun

Are you aware of the hazards and risks that come with working in the sun?

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Asbestos Awareness Training

Join our training sessions at a location near you.

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ISO Certification

Find out the benefits of becoming ISO certified and what it means for your business.

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Vet Surgery

From Veterinary specific risk assessments to employee training management, our system has you covered.

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Farming & Agriculture

Free online demonstration of our Safety First Pack for farming.

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Free Risk Assessment Template

Download our free guide to writing your Risk Assessment.

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Free COSHH Assessment Template

Free COSHH Assessment advice from HS Direct, learn how to write your own COSHH Assessments.

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Health & Safety Policy

Free Health & Safety Policy information plus a guide to writing your own Health & Safety Policy.

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Construction Phase Plan

Download your free Construction Phase Plan template now.

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Employment Contract

Get a free employment contract template to tailor to your business.

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Toolbox Talk

Find your free Toolbox Talks downloads and resources.

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Find out everything you need to know about PPE.

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HACCP

Find out what HACCP is, the risk factors, control methods and your legal duties

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Asbestos Risk Assessment

Check your legal obligations as an employer for preventing the risk of asbestos.

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Carcinogens Risk Assessment

Carcinogens Risk Assessment. Check what your responsibilities are when it comes to preventing this harmful substance.

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Confined Space Regulations

Do you work in confined spaces? If so, make sure you know how to keep everyone safe whilst doing so.

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Driving at Work Policy

Do you use your car for business purposes? Check out our free recommendations for managing company vehicles.

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Fire Safety in the Workplace Policy

Make sure that you know the control methods that you should have in place for fire safety at work.

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Legionella Risk Assessment

Find out the dangers of Legionella and how to prevent it.

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Lone Working Risk Assessment

Do you need a Lone Working Risk Assessment? Check out our free resources.

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Employing Migrant Workers

Make sure you’re aware of your responsibilities when it comes to employing workers from overseas.

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Health and Safety in the Office

Do you need to carry out an office safety Risk Assessment? We can help.

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Producer Responsibility

Check out your obligations, key legislation, and penalties for getting it wrong.

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Shift Working Guidelines for Employers

Do you employ shift workers? If so, read about how to properly manage it.

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PUWER Regulations for Employers

Everything you need to know about PUWER guidelines.

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Bonfire & Firework Safety Advice

Keep safe this bonfire night.

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