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Is Your Garden Centre Christmas-Compliant? Seven Santa-Approved Essentials For a Safe Festive Season

Christmas comes early for most garden centres, with seasonal displays designed and delivered months before the December rush....


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Warning: 7 Crucial Facts Every Garden Centre MUST KNOW About Asbestos

In excess of 2000 workers die each year from mesothelioma and asbestos-related lung cancer, as a result of past exposure to...


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Southalls Winter Survival Guide For Garden Centres

As the busy summer season comes to an end and the colder weather begins, garden centres often move their focus over to...


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A Definitive Lifting and Handling Checklist For Garden Centres

Up to 12.3 million working days are lost every year due to back pain related injuries. Many of these injuries are caused by a...


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What Every Garden Centre Ought to Know About CDM Regulations for Seasonal Displays and Structures

Just as plant life changes throughout the seasons, so too does the garden centre environment - a nod to Valentines with hearts...


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Garden Centres: Why Safe Work At Height In Is a Key To Compliance

When picturing work at height, most people imagine workers on roofs, on scaffolding or at the top of a long single-section...


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Stepping Up Transport Safety: A Go-to Guide for Garden Centres

Every year, a significant number of people are killed or seriously injured by accidents involving vehicles in the workplace....


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5 Juicy Food Safety Tips For Restaurants in Garden Centres

Over the years, more and more garden centres have diversified their customer offering and their customer dining experience...


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The Ultimate Guide to Manslaughter Sentencing Guidelines For Garden Centres

New manslaughter guidelines came into force on the 1st November 2018 and mark the first time the Sentencing Council has...


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8 Health and Safety Risks That May Trip You Up This Year
Continued Inspector attention

The HSE’s Business Plan for 2019/20 highlights specific priorities for health and safety...


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