Risk management articles for churches about health and safety
Theft of metal from churches is both costly and damaging. We’ve created a guide to help reduce the risk of metal theft at your church.
Heavy rains are expected to hit the country in the coming days with people being advised to prepare for flash flooding
Storms are unpredictable but churches can take basic precautions such as managing their trees to reduce potential damage to buildings and making sure that roofs, gutters and drains are properly maintained.
You need to ensure that reasonable precautions are in place at your church to keep it safe for those who use it.
If someone is taken ill or is injured at your church premises, it can be important that immediate assistance is provided to them. This can save lives and may prevent minor injuries becoming major ones.
Work equipment is machinery, appliances, apparatus, tools or installations for use at work (whether exclusively or not).
Safety signs warn of hazards or advise people on what precautions to be taken to protect against danger.
Personal protective equipment (PPE) includes gloves, safety helmets, eye protection, high-visibility clothing, hearing protection and footwear.
Manual handling is the transporting or supporting of loads by hand or the use of bodily force. This includes lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving loads.