Health and safety policy

The Health and Safety at Work Act of 1974 has far reaching implications for your business and it is essential you understand and comply with its regulations. It is legally YOUR responsibility to provide a safe environment for your customers and agents and to show a duty of care towards them. Ignorance of this law…

H & S summary

Ensure you have done the following: Complete a Form Health and Safety venue risk assessment June08 (32) for each venue that you operate in, identifying potential hazards and actions to be taken. File safely and update whenever anything changes. Add actions to the Form Health and Safety check list June12 (29) to make it personal to your…

H & S evidence keeping

A franchisee has a legal responsibility to exercise a duty of care to their customers. Should anything occur in class, they must be able to prove that they have exercised that duty. The law requires tangible evidence and in this case written proof. Franchisees must not only provide a safe environment for their customers, they…

H & S prevention

Risk Assessments A risk assessment is a careful examination of what could cause harm to people. Risk assessment should be a practical exercise, aimed at getting the right controls in place – keep it simple and put the results into practice. Franchisees are required to undertake a risk assessment of every venue before commencing classes…