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Health & Safety Guidance

UKLF participates in several Health & Safety Committees and, with the British Footwear Association and the trade union Community in the Footwear and Leather Industries Health & Safety Committee, has produced the following guidance documents:

Title  Description   Date
Submitted
Asbestos - Health & Safety A guide to the legal and management aspects of dealing with asbestos in the workplace 25/4/2016
How to Manage Health & Safety Guidance on how to manage health and safety in the workplace 25/4/2016
Investigating Accidents & Incidents Guidance on the legal requirements, process and benefits of investigating accidents and incidents in the workplace 25/4/2016
Legionnaires Disease: Control of Legionella Guidance on the legal requirements for the control of Legionella in the workplace 25/4/2016

Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace

 

Updated guidance note for the footwear & leather industries on the management of bullying & harassment in the workplace

8/4/2016
Why Manage Health & Safety?

Factsheet on the legal, moral and financial reasons for managing health & safety

 

 16/7/2013

Introduction to Occupational Health Monitoring & Surveillance

A guidance document on methods to detect and assess the early signs of adverse effects on the health of workers who are potentially being exposed to health hazards duringthe course of their work.

 

 16/8/2012
Safe Systems of Work

A guidance document on establishing safe systems of work through examination of processes and the identification, minimisation of elimination of hazards

 

 23/10/2009
Introduction to Sickness & Absence Management

A guidance document on managing employee absence and sickness and return to work

 

 16/7/2013
Hazardous Substances in the Leather and Footwear Industries - A Guide to COSHH

A guidance document on the legal requirements for controlling substances hazardous to health in the workplace

 

 1/11/2009
Should  you be doing that? - A Guide to Permits-to-Work for the Leather and Footwear Industries

A guidance document on establishing a policy on permit-to-work system for the management of  high risk activities in the work place

 

 1/11/2011
 Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls

A guidance document on preventing slips, trips and falls in the workplace

 

 1/11/2006
 Workplace Transport

Guidance specifically for footwear factories and leather tanneries on the identification and control of hazards arising from work place transport

 

 05/09/2008
 Safety Representation & Worker
 Involvement

Guidance note for the footwear & leather industries on the representation and involvement of workers in the managment of health & safety in the work place

 

 28/01/2008
 Knife Guidance - Don't Cut It!

A guide to knife safety in the footwear & leather industries 

 

 22/03/2007
 Fire Risk - Fire Safety Assessment

A guide to fire safety in the footwear & leather industries 

 

 22/03/2007
 Work at Height

Guidance note for the footwear & leather industries on the legal requirements for working at heights 

 

 16/11/2006
 Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls

Guidance note for the footwear & leather industries on preventing slips, trips & falls

 

 16/11/2006 
 Noise Toolbox

Guidance note for the footwear & leather industries on legal requirements and safeguards for noise in the workplace

 

 10/10/2005
 REACH

Guidance note for the footwear & leather industries on the REACH Directive

 

 19/11/2008
 Electrical Testing

Guidance note for the footwear & leather industries on the legal requirements for electrical testing in the workplace

 

 19/11/2008
 Prevention of Dermatitis in the
 Workplace
Guidance note for the footwear & leather industries on the prevention of dermatitis in the workplace  19/11/2008