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  • sonic
    Re: Forklift Truck Safety
    Hi i use a folk lift at work i hit the back if a car as we had a borrowed forklift alot bigger then normal 1 my boss is taking money out my…
    25 April 2015
  • WorkplaceSafetyAdvice
    Re: A Guide to Manual Handling and Lifting Techniques
    @Glass back - According to the HSE, the law does not identify a maximum weight limit. As specified in…
    24 April 2015
  • Glass back
    Re: A Guide to Manual Handling and Lifting Techniques
    I work for one of the large supermarkets in there distribution centres I'm after some advice during a…
    22 April 2015
  • WorkplaceSafetyAdvice
    Re: How Many Breaks am I Entitled to?
    @none - as specified in the article she would be entitled to one rest break of 20 minutes if she is employed for more than…
    22 April 2015
  • nette
    Re: The Health Risks of Shift Work
    I work for an agency, at one place where I work they do not pay me for my break am I allowed to have a sleep on my break. their…
    22 April 2015
  • WorkplaceSafetyAdvice
    Re: Can I Leave the Premises on my Lunch Break?
    @tee - I'm afraid I can't advise on this as this is a UK-based site, looking at UK law, and we have no…
    21 April 2015
  • WorkplaceSafetyAdvice
    Re: How Many Breaks am I Entitled to?
    @target, as specified in the article, adult workers are entitled to an 11 hour rest period between each shift, although…
    21 April 2015
  • WorkplaceSafetyAdvice
    Re: Forklift Truck Safety
    @BERNARD - The law requires employers and the self-employed to conduct their business in such a way as to ensure that employees are not…
    20 April 2015
  • WorkplaceSafetyAdvice
    Re: First Aid Training for Work
    @curious - The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 require you to provide adequate and appropriate first-aid equipment,…
    20 April 2015
  • none
    Re: How Many Breaks am I Entitled to?
    I have one staff in my small shop, she works from 2.00pm till 7.00pm how much break is she entitled to... and do I count…
    20 April 2015
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