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Firms In ‘Dark Ages’ Over Women Workers

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Sadly, it is still common among employers to ignore The Equality Act (2010) when it comes to hiring new employees - particularly female candidates. The BBC talk about Ms Rees’ experience with dealing with employers that she deems still in the ‘dark ages’ when it comes to equality in recruitment.

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LOLER Inspection Checklist

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Every job has some level of risk about it - whether that job is changing a tyre or mopping floors, you should take time to analyse the risk involved in it because there are guaranteed to be some! However, some jobs do hold more risk than others - and some of the higher-risk work activities involve lifting operations.

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How Many Fire Extinguishers Do I Need?

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Knowing exactly how many fire extinguishers you need is not always easy to find out but, as a general rule, you will need one water-based extinguisher such as water, water additive (which is the most suitable option for most), or foam for every 2,000 square foot or 200 square metres of floor space per floor.

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What is LOLER?

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Lifting operations can be incredibly dangerous – whether it’s a forklift raising heavy pallets in a warehouse, a rope and pulley system hoisting a window cleaner up the side of a
skyscraper, or a crane positioning steel beams in a construction site – it’s crucial that nothing goes wrong.

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