Control of Major Accident Hazards (COMAH): Quick Facts

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

The objective of the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015 (COMAH) is to take all necessary measures to prevent major accidents involving dangerous substances and to limit the consequences to people and the environment of any major accidents that do occur. Application

Control of Major Accident Hazards (COMAH): In-depth

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Major accidents are events that have the potential for catastrophic consequences in relation to human health and safety and serious environmental impact. They are associated with fires, explosions, serious damage to plant and uncontrolled release of toxic or other dangerous substances.

Control of Major Accident Hazards (COMAH) Policy

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

This organisation recognises that major accidents are credible business risks and that the management of those risks should have equal focus with other business processes.

Endocrine Disruptors: Quick Facts

Monday, May 23, 2022

The EU has established a set of criteria to identify endocrine disruptors through the biocidal products and plant protection products regimes. Endocrine Criteria

Endocrine Disruptors: In-depth

Monday, May 23, 2022

The endocrine system, which exists in all mammals, birds, fish and many other living organisms, co-ordinates and regulates the release of hormones. However, in the environment, endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) can cause significant harm, as in the definition by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) as “substances in our environment, food and consumer products that can disrupt hormonal balance in humans and wildlife and result in adverse health effects.”

Long Covid Policy

Monday, May 23, 2022

Please note that all the policies on Navigate-Care are templates and should be amended to fit the requirements of your care service.

Employee Factsheet: Coronavirus

Thursday, May 19, 2022

A serious outbreak of the coronavirus around the world has prompted the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare it a pandemic.

Fire Risk Assessment: In-depth

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

A fire risk assessment is a methodical look at a company’s premises, the activities undertaken within it, how fire safety is managed, the potential for a fire to occur and the harm it could cause to the people in and around the area. Existing fire safety measures are then evaluated to establish if they are adequate, or if more is required to be done.

Fire Risk Assessment: Quick Facts

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

The presence of large numbers of ill, elderly or infirm patients in hospitals and residential homes places a heavy emphasis on the need for NHS managers to ensure that their fire risk assessment and planning is carried out to a high standard.