Hse Leaflets

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IND(G)36(L) Working with VDUs

IND(G)63(L) Passive Smoking at Work

IND(G)69(L) Violence at Work: A Guide for Employers

IND(G)73(L) Working Alone in Safety

IND(G)84(L) Leptospirosis: Are you at Risk

IND(G)85(L) BSE and Carcase Disposal

IND(G)86(L) Contained use of Genetically Modified Organisms

IND(G)90(L) If the Task Fits? Ergonomics at Work

IND(G)91(L) Drug Misuse at Work: A Guide for Employers

IND(G)95(L) Respiratory sensitisers and COSHH: an employer's leaflet on preventing occupational asthma

IND(G)98(L) Chemical Manufacturing: Permit to Work Systems

IND(G)119(L) Safety Representatives and Safety Committees on Offshore Installations: A Brief Guide for the Workforce

IND(G)125(L) Handling and Stacking Bales in Agriculture

IND(G)126(L) Vibration White Finger? General Advice for Employees and the Self Employed

IND(G)127(L) Noise in Construction? Further Guidance on the Noise at Work Regulations

IND(G)136(L) COSHH: A new brief guide for Employers

IND(G)139(L) Electric Storage Batteries: Safe Charging and Use

IND(G)141(L) Reporting incidents of exposure to pesticides and veterinary medicines

IND(G)142(L) Managing crowds Safely

IND(G)143(L) Getting to grips with manual handling: a short guide for employers

IND(G)145(L) Watch your back: avoiding back strain in timber handling and chain-saw work

IND(G)147(L) Keep your top on: risks from working in the sun (also available in Welsh)

IND(G)148(L) Reversing vehicles

IND(G)163(L) Five steps to risk assessment

IND(G)165(L) Health surveillance programmes for employees exposed to metalworking fluids ? guidance for the responsible person

IND(G)167(L) Health risks from metalworking fluids? aspects of good machine design

IND(G)171(L) Upper limb disorders: assessing the risks

IND(G)173(L) Officewise

IND(G)175(L) Hand-arm vibration? advice for employers

IND(G)177(L) Health and safety guide for gamekeepers

IND(G)178(L) Written schemes of examination ? Pressure Systems and Transportable Gas Containers Regulations 2000

IND(G)185(L) Tractor action: a step by step guide

IND(G)189(L) Safety zones around oil and gas installations in waters around the UK: notice to fishermen

IND(G)197(C) Working with sewage: the health hazards

IND(G)198(L) Working with sewage ? a guide for employers

IND(G)199(L) Managing vehicle safety at the workplace

IND(G)207(C) Wear your dosemeter ? priced as a 20 card pack with 1 poster

IND(G)209(L) Controlling health risks from the use of UV tanning equipment

IND(G)210(L) Radon in the workplace

IND(G)212(L) Workplace health and safety: glazing

IND(G)214(L) First-aid at work: your questions answered

IND(G)216(L) Dispensing petrol as a fuel: health and safety guidance for employers

IND(G)218(L) Guide to risk assessment requirements: common provisions in health and safety law

IND(G)219(L) How offshore helicopter travel is regulated

IND(G)220(L) A guide to the Construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1996

IND(G)224(L) Controlling radiation safety of display laser installations

IND(G)229(L) Using work equipment safely

IND(G)230(L) Storage and safe handling of ammonium nitrate

IND(G)231(L) Electrical safety and you

IND(G)232(L) Consulting employees on health and safety: A guide to the law

IND(G)236 Maintaining portable electrical equipment in offices and other low risk environments

IND(G)237 Maintaining portable electrical equipment in hotels and tourist accommodation

IND(G)239(L)

Play your part: offshore

IND(G)240

Don't mix it: a guide for employers on alcohol at work

IND(G)242

In the driving seat: advice to employers on reducing back pain in drivers and machinery operators

IND(G)243

Computer control: a question of safety

IND(G)244(L)

Workplace health, safety and welfare: a short guide for managers

IND(G)245(L)

Biological monitoring for chemicals in the workplace

IND(G)246(L)

Prepared for emergency? chemical industry

IND(G)247(L)

Electrical safety for entertainers

IND(G)248(L)

Solder fume and you

IND(G)249(L)

Controlling health risks from rosin (colophony) based solder fluxes

IND(G)250(L)

How HSE assesses offshore safety cases

IND(G)252(L)

Solvents and you

IND(G)253(L)

Controlling Legionella in nursing and residential care homes

IND(G)254(L)

Chemical reaction hazards and the risk of thermal runaway

IND(G)255(L)

Asbestos dust kills - keep your mask on

IND(G)257(L)

Pesticides: use them safely

IND(G)258(L)

Safe work in confined spaces

IND(G)259

An introduction to health and safety

IND(G)261(L)

Emergency action for burns? chemical industry

IND(G)262(L)

Head protection for Sikhs wearing turbons: guidance for employers

IND(G)264

Selecting respiratory protective equipment for work with asbestos

IND(G)266(L)

Are you involved in a diving project

IND(G)268(L)

Working together: guidance on health and safety of contractors and suppliers

IND(G)269(L)

Checkouts and musculoskeletal disorders

IND(G)270(L)

Supplying new machinery: advice to suppliers

IND(G)271(L)

Buying new machinery: a short guide to the law

IND(G)273(L)

Working safely with solvents

IND(G)275(L)

Managing health and safety: five steps to success

IND(G)278(L)

Tree work accidents: an analysis of fatal and serious injuries

IND(G)279(L)

Fatal traction: practical advice on avoiding transport accidents

IND(G)281(L)

Help on work-related stress

IND(G)282(L)

Safety at power-operated paper cutting guillotines : your responsibilities

IND(G)284(L)

Working on roofs

IND(G)285(L)

Landlords: a guide to landlords' duties - gas safety

IND(286)

Diesel Engine Exhaust Emissions

IND(G)288(L)

Selection of suitable respiratory protective equipment for work with asbestos

IND(G)289(L)

Working with asbestos in buildings

IND(G)290(L)

Simple guide to the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998

IND(G)291(L)

Simple guide to the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998

IND(G)294(L)

Managing health and safety in forestry

IND(G)297(L)

Safety in gas welding, cutting and similar processes

IND(G)298

Ear protection: employers duties explained

IND(G)301

Health and safety benchmarking

IND(G)304

Understanding health surveillance at work

IND(G)305

Lead and you: a guide to working safely with lead

IND(G)307

Hydrofluoric acid poisoning: recommendations for first-aid treatment

IND(G)309

Safe waters - using antifouling paints safely

IND(G)310

Drycleaners - are you in control?

IND(G)312

Parking large goods vehicles safely

IND(G)313

Safe unloading of steel stock

IND(G)314

Hot work on small tanks and drums

IND(G)317

Chainsaws at Work

IND(G)318

Manual handling solutions in woodworking

IND(G)319

Working safely with coating powders

IND(G)320

Latex and you

IND(G)322

Need help on health and safety: guidance for employers on when and how to get advice on health and safety

IND(G)323

Effective purchasing procedure for equipment in the food and drinks industry

IND(G)325

Manual handling in the railway industry: advice for employees

IND(G)326

Manual handling in the railway industry: advice for employers

IND(G)327

Take care with acetylene

IND(G)330

Selecting protective gloves for work with chemicals: guidance for employers and health and safety specialists

IND(G)331

Safe use of petrol in garages

IND(G)332

Manual packing in the brick industry

IND(G)334

Working safely with ionising radiation : guidelines for expectant or breastfeeding mothers

IND(G)335

Is it Explosive? Dangers of Explosives in Metal Recycling.

IND(G)337

Sun protection advice for employers of outdoor workers

IND(G)338

Power tools: how to reduce health risks - guide for employers

IND(G)339

Thorough examination and testing of lifts: simple guidance for lift owners

IND(G)343

Directors' responsibilities for health and safety

IND(G)347

Basic Advice on First-Aid at Work.

IND(G)348

Mark a Parcel, Save a Back

IND(G)355

Reduce Risk - Cut Costs

IND(G)362

Noise at Work - Avice for Employers

IND(G)363

Protect your Hearing or Lose it

IND(G)368

Use of Contractors - a joint responsibility

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Airport Information Sheets - (API)

API 1

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): high visibility clothing for airport workers

API 2

Manual Handling Operations: baggage handling at airports

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Construction Information Sheets - (CIS)

CIS 26

Cement

CIS 36

Silica

CIS 37

Handling heavy building blocks

CIS 40

Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 1994: The role of the planning supervisor

CIS 41

Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 1994: The role of the Designer

CIS 42

Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 1994: The pre-tender stage health and safety plan

CIS 43

Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 1994: The Health and Safety Plan during the construction phase

CIS 44

Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 1994: The health and safety file

CIS 45

Establishing exclusion zones when using explosives in demolition

CIS 46

Provision of welfare facilities at transient construction sites

CIS 49

General access scaffolds and ladders

CIS 50

Personal protective equipment: safety helmets

CIS 51

Construction fire safety

CIS 53

Crossing high-speed roads on foot during temporary traffic management works

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Catering Information Sheets - (CAIS)

CAIS 2

Priorities for Health and Safety in Catering activities

CAIS 3

Precautions at manually ignited gas-fired catering equipment

CAIS 4

Managing health and safety pays in the catering industry

CAIS 5

Health and safety training pays in the catering industry: Guidance for owners and managers

CAIS 6

Slips and trips: Summary guidance for the catering industry

CAIS 7

An index of health and safety guidance for the catering industry

CAIS 9

Planning for Health and Safety when selecting and using catering equipment

CAIS 10

Ventilation of kitchens in Catering establishments

CAIS 11

The main health and safety law applicable to catering

CAIS 12

Maintenance priorities in catering

CAIS 13

Manual handling in the catering industry

CAIS 16

Safety signs in the catering industry

CAIS 18

Reporting accidents in the catering industry

CAIS 19

Health and safety of new and expectant mothers in the catering industry

CAIS 20

Health and safety for waiting staff

CAIS 21

Health and safety of children and young people in catering
FIS 2

Dust explosions in the food industry

FIS 3

Workroom temperatures in places where food is handled

FIS 4

Priorities for health and safety in the bakery and flour confectionery industry

FIS 5

Priorities for the fruit and vegetable industry

FIS 6

Slips and trips: Summary guidance for the food industry

FIS 7

An index of health and safety guidance for the food industry

FIS 8

Priorities for health and safety in the dairy industry

FIS 9

Priorities for health and safety in the cocoa, chocolate and sugar confectionery industry

FIS 10

Priorities for health and safety in the biscuit manufacturing industry

FIS 11

Priorities for health and safety in the poultry processing industry

FIS 12

Priorities for health and safety in the compound feed industry

FIS 13

Priorities for health and safety in the flour and grain milling industries

FIS 14

Priorities for health and safety in the slaughtering industry

FIS 15

Priorities for health and safety in the meat processing industry

FIS 16

Priorities for health and safety in the fish processing industry

FIS 17

Occupational Dermatitis in the catering and food industries

FIS 19

Priorities for health and safety in the soft drinks industry

FIS 20

Priorities for Health and Safety in the potable spirits industry

FIS 25

Safeguarding flat bed conveyors in the food and drink industries

FIS 26

Packaging machinery: safeguarding thermoform, fill and seal machines

FIS 27

Packaging machinery: safeguarding palletisers and depalletisers

FIS 28

Packaging machinery : safeguarding preformed rigid container packaging machines

FIS 29

Controlling exposure to disinfectants

FIS 30

Preventing falls from height in the food and drinks industries

FIS 31

Reducing Sack handling injuries in the food and drink industries

FIS 32

Reducing Noise Exposure in the Food and Drink Industries

TOP 05

A recipe for safety - health and safety in the food and drink industries

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Ceramics Leaflets (IACL)

IACL 40

Precautions in kiln wreck clearance

IACL 56

Personal protective equipment - a ceramics industry booklet

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Agriculture Series - (AS and AIS)

AS 7

Guns

AS 8

Noise

AS 10

Accidents to Children

AS 15

Farm and estate forestry operations

AS 23

Manual Handling Solutions for farms

AS 24

Power take-offs and power take-off shaft drives

AS 27

Agricultural pesticides

AS 29

Sheep Dipping

AIS 1

Personal buoyancy equipment on inland and inshore waters

AIS 2

Common zoonoses in agriculture

AIS 3

Controlling grain dust on farms

AIS 4

Safe use of big round balers

AIS 6

Safe use of combine harvesters

AIS 7

Deer farming

AIS 8

Working safely near overhead power lines

AIS 9

Preventing access to effluent storage and similar areas on farms

AIS 12

Safe working on glass house roofs

AIS 16

Guidance on storing pesticides for farmers and other professional users

AIS 20

Health hazards from whole-body vibration caused by mobile agricultural machinery

AIS 21

Safe use of rotary flail hedge cutters

AIS 22

Gassing of rabbits and vertebrate pests

AIS 23

Avoiding ill-health at open farms - advice to farmers (with teachers supplement)

AIS 28

LOLER : how the regulations apply to agriculture

AIS 31

Safe use of rodenticides on farms and holdings

DVIS 1

General diving hazards

DVIS 2

Diving system winches

DVIS 3

Breathing gas management

DVIS 4

Compression chambers

DVIS 5

Exposure limits for air diving operations

DVIS 6

Maintainance of diving bell hoist ropes

DVIS 7

Bell run and bell lock out times

DVIS 8

Diving in benign conditions, and in pools, tanks, aquariums and helicopter underwater escape training
DIS 1

The freeing of jammed freight containers and container fittings on ships

DIS 2

Health hazards from dusty cargoes during the loading and unloading of ships

DIS 3

Explosives aspects of port emergency plans

DIS 4

Fatigue in dock work

DIS 5

Ships' radar in ports

DIS 6

Hot work in docks
EIS 1

Hot work on vehicle wheels

EIS 2

Accidents at metalworking lathes using emery cloth

EIS 3

Monitoring requirements in the electroplating industry

EIS 4

Workplace welfare in the electroplating industry

EIS 5

Health surveillance requirements in the electroplating industry

EIS 6

Electrical systems in the electroplating industry

EIS 12

Safety at manually fed pivoting head metal cutting saws

EIS 13

Safeguarding of combination metalworking machines

EIS 14

Skin creams and skin protection in the engineering sector

EIS 16

Preventing injuries from the manual handling of sharp edges in the engineering industry

EIS 19

Engineering machine tools - retrofitting CNC

EIS 28

Safeguarding at horizontal boring machines
WIS 1

Wood dust: hazards and precautions

WIS 2

Safe Stacking and handling of timber and board

WIS 3

Beam panel saws

WIS 4

Noise reduction at band re-saws

WIS 5

Noise enclosure at band re-saws

WIS 6

COSHH and the woodworking industries

WIS 8

Noise reduction at multi-spindle planing and moulding machines

WIS 12

Assessment and control of wood dust: use of the dust lamp

WIS 13

Noise at woodworking machines

WIS 14

Selection of respiratory protective equipment suitable for use with wood dust

WIS 15

Safe working at woodworking machines

WIS 16

Circular saw benches: safe working practices

WIS 17

Safe use of hand-fed planing machines

WIS 18

Safe working practices at verticle spindle moulding machines

WIS 19

Health risks during furnitue stripping using dichloromethane (DCM)

WIS 20

Safeguarding veneer guillotines

WIS 22

Guarding CNC routers and machining centres

WIS 23

LEV: general principles of system design

WIS 24

LEV: dust capture at sawing machines

WIS 25

LEV: dust capture at fixed belt sanding machines

WIS 26

LEV: dust capture at fixed drum and disc sanding machines

WIS 27

Safeguarding board-edge processing machinery

WIS 30

Toxic woods

WIS 31

Safety in the use of narrow band saws

WIS 32

Safe collection of woodwaste: prevention of fire and explosion

WIS 35

Safe use of power operated cross cut saws

WIS 36

Safe use of manually operated cross cut saws

WIS 37

PUWER 98 : Selection of tooling for use with hand held woodworking machines

WIS 38

PUWER 98 : retrofitting of braking to woodworking machines

Supervising for safety in the woodworking industry

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