Tips & Tricks

We share our best tips for a simpler everyday life. Here you will find useful tips and guides for developing your work and chemical safety and managing your chemical inventory.

TILE Manual Handling Risk Assessment

TILE is an acronym used in manual handling to assess a specific weight bearing task. It stand for Task, Individual, Load and Environment and is a simple go to strategy, that aims to help prevent injury, when moving any object of significant weight.

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STOP Musculoskeletal Disorders

Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD’s) are injuries that occur as a result of repeated exposure to a certain movement or action over a long period of time. They affect muscles, tendons, ligaments and soft tissue and can range from mild to very severe...

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The Ultimate Guide to SDS Management

Learn how to successfully manage your safety data sheets. This safety data sheet management guide aims to improve safety data sheet management in your organisation and improve the culture towards safer use, handling, storage and management of chemicals...

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Safety Culture: How to engage your workforce

There are many reasons why more and more companies are focusing on substituting dangerous chemicals with safer alternatives. Preparing ahead of time by changing production methods and procurement can avoid some costly situations where new restrictions may surprise you...

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FREE Chemical Safety Health Check

Are you an EHS professional who has been tasked to look into your company’s chemical usage or deal directly with chemicals in your daily work tasks? Complete our chemical safety health check below and obtain key chemical safety information to help promote a safer workplace company-wide.

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The Ultimate Guide To COSHH Management

Our society has achieved great advances over the last century, both economic, technological and social. But these advances have also lead to damage to our environment.

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7 facts everyone should know about sustainability

Our society has achieved great advances over the last century, both economic, technological and social. But these advances have also lead to damage to our environment.

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CLP Chemical Label Poster

The CLP/GHS hazardous label provides you with the information you need to identify hazards and put effective measures in place to mitigate these hazards. It is also important to reference back to your Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for more detailed information...

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8 steps to ensure a safer workplace

How to involve employees in occupational safety work? In many workplaces, the challenge is how to get everyone involved in safety work. The guidelines have been drawn up, but they are not enough to be followed, or to make occupational safety and health a top priority in one's own work...

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Free REACH and CLP Health Check for Importers

Are you an importer of substances? Our FREE health check can help you determine what your responsibilities are, in accordance with EU regulations, when importing substances . Learn how EcoOnline can help with REACH compliance, SDS Authoring and SDS Management via our software tool and managed services.

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How do you meet the requirements of occupational safety legislation

Legislation should not be the primary motivation for managing occupational safety and health in the workplace. Laws and regulations, on the other hand, are designed specifically to protect the health of staff, so compliance with them goes a long way...

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Are you protected with your PPE during Covid-19

When applying and removing PPE during Covid-19, procedures must be in place and followed to ensure the safety of yourself and others around you. We have outlined a standard procedure that may be used and followed in your organisation.

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CORONAVIRUS – How to manage the risk within your organisation

Across the world the topic of conversation now surrounds the coronavirus and the unpredictability of what the future may hold. As an employer, this is the time to put contingency plans in place and access the risks associated in your organisation.

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22 Substances to substitute now

There are many reasons why more and more companies are focusing on substituting dangerous chemicals with safer alternatives. Preparing ahead of time by changing production methods and procurement can avoid some costly situations where new restrictions may surprise you...

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Quiz: How aware are you of the risks in your company?

Health and safety is a big area to oversee. One thing we know for sure is that there are many risks lurking in the work environment at your company. We have created a quiz to test your knowledge on the different areas within occupational health and safety...

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Safe use of ladders

When the use of a ladder is unavoidable, it is important that the user acts safely and sensibly to avoid an accident from occurring. This safe use of ladders poster is designed to help promote the correct practices and avoid injury to the user when working with a ladder...

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Chemical Spill

All spills are different; this guide cannot give definitive guidance on how to handle everyone. One thing is clear, however, professional response to spills, from planning to properly use cleanup equipment, will reduce the effects to both company and employee...

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Office Safety

The poster is split into three main sections. Each section is clearly illustrated with text and images which helps to make sure you remember and follow the correct procedures whilst in the office or workplace...

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9 Steps to a Successful Safety Culture

It’s the set of values that management and the workforce use to determine how they act at work. 9 steps safety managers can take to make safety a greater value to management and to front-line employees and to build a stronger safety culture.

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Simple Risk Assessment in Five Steps

Risk identification and assessment are the starting point for the safe use of chemicals and the preventive work of damage to the workplace. However, risk assessment is often perceived as challenging and time-consuming.

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Office Worker Ergonomics

Many people find themselves using a computer for a large part of the day. Poor workplace design and layout can contribute to workplace injuries and illness while correct chair height, adequate equipment spacing and good desk posture can help you stay comfortable...

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Scaffold Safety

This means working on scaffolding that has been erected by trained professionals under the supervision of a competent person and that the scaffold has been properly inspected before use. It is also important that each worker is equipped with proper protective equipment and have been thoroughly trained in safe work practices when working on scaffolding.

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How To use a Fire Extinguisher

This free workplace safety poster reminds workers to the P.A.S.S. method when using a fire extinguisher. P.A.S.S. stands for pull, aim, squeeze, and sweep. A full explanation of P.A.S.S can be seen in the poster itself...

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Personal Protective Equipement (PPE)

It is designed to protect an employee against hazards including impact, temperature, harmful chemicals, dust, and others.

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Substitution

Substitution means replacement. In other words, when speaking about the substitution of chemicals, it is about replacing substances and products that are harmful to humans and the environment, with less harmful alternatives.

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Manual Materials Handling

Display this poster filled with practical tips to help remind workers of how to lift and handle materials properly and safely in the workplace.

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How to handle an exposure scenario

Hazardous substances registered under REACH (>10 tonnes/y) require extended safety data sheets including exposure scenarios. When you receive a safety data sheet containing a REACH registration number and an exposure scenario, your business is subject to new obligations...

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Know your safety signs

Safety signs must be used whenever a hazard or danger can not be avoided adequately or reduced in another way. Before installing safety signs an employer should examine whether the hazard can be avoided or reduced by collective precautions (precautions that protect everybody) or safer ways of doing the work...

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Slips Trips Falls (Poster)

Slips, trips & falls are one of the most common causes of injuries at work and many result in serious injuries. These accidents could be avoided by raising awareness of how to prevent slips, trips and falls...

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10 Common Dangerous Substance

Every year, about 80,000 people die from cancer in the EU due to exposure to carcinogens at the workplace. By increasing awareness of hazardous substances, many accidents and illnesses can be avoided...

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Coshh Management Tips

Download an easy-to-read guide to 5 Tips for running a successful COSHH Management System

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7 Sections in a SDS

Download an easy-to-read guide to The 7 most important sections in a Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

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Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Management Tips

Download an easy-to-read guide to the 10 Top Tips to Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Management

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