HS Direct Health and Safety documents are written by IOSH and NEBOSH qualified Safety Professionals, delivered instantly to your email address in Microsoft Word format, ready for you to start editing. The template should be changed to suit the exact works you are carrying out. If you don't have Microsoft Word on your computer, you can download a free alternative here or by contacting us on 0114 244 4461. All prices quoted are exclusive of VAT.
I don't have Microsoft Office or Microsoft Word, what should I do?
If you don't have Microsoft Office, or Microsoft Word installed on your PC or Mac, don't worry - you can still use our products. You can get a free alternative from Open Office.
Open Office Org is open-source developed alternative to Microsoft Office, developed by a large software company called Oracle. Open Source means the company who build the software, allow 100% use of it, 100% free.
Since Open Office is specifically developed to be exactly the same as Microsoft Office, with all the same programs in the suite (Eg: Word, Excel, Access and Power Point) - it will freely open any Microsoft Office file-format. Meaning, just because a document was written in Microsoft Word, doesn't mean it can't be opened in another program. Open Office will do that, and vise versa.
To download and install Open Office;