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INDG478 – Risk assessment of pushing and pulling (RAPP) tool

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This new tool is aimed at those responsible for health and safety in workplaces – employers, managers and safety representatives. It will help you identify high-risk pushing and pulling operations and check the effectiveness of any risk-reduction measures.

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L23 – Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 – Guidance on Regulations (fourth edition)

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The publication has been restructured into four parts, with the regulations and brief guidance in Part 1 and more detailed guidance to help carry out risk assessments and control risks in Parts 2-4. It explains how to avoid, assess and reduce the risk of injury from manual handling.

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MS38 – Offshore first-aid qualifications: A guide for training organisations approved under the Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (First-Aid) Regulations 1989

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This guidance explains how to gain and maintain approval to run offshore first-aid (OFA) courses and will help new and existing training providers develop and maintain appropriate standards of OFA training. The guidance has been revised to reflect changes to the ACOP.

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MS39 – Offshore medic qualifications: A guide for training organisations approved under the Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (First-Aid) Regulations 1989

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This guidance explains how to gain and maintain approval to run offshore medic courses and will help new and existing training providers develop and maintain appropriate standards of offshore medic training. The guidance has been revised to reflect changes to the ACOP.

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Plastics industry – updated information sheets

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The plastics processing series of HSE information sheets have been revised and updated. They give advice on safe use of machinery, reducing hand knife injuries and controlling fume during plastics processing.

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