The health and safety toolbox: Know your ABC of controlling risks at work

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has a great range of tools and guidance to help small and medium sized businesses understand health and safety.

If you are an small and medium sized business, whether new to health and safety or an experienced or expanding business, when you see the H&S ABC logo you will know that those tools and pieces of guidance have been specifically designed with you in mind.

As well as containing a useful ‘Things you need to do‘ section, giving a guide to what every business needs to do from a health and safety standpoint, the toolbox offers sections on specific topics in the workplace. These include electrical safety, fire safety, manual handling, working at height and many more.

The advice available will help you understand what you do and don’t need to do to avoid unnecessary paperwork and effort.

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