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Frequently Asked Questions
How much break time Iam entitled to each day?
Adults are entitled to a twenty minute break after six hours.
do I to need to report all accidents to the HSE
Under RIDDOR you must report:
- Fatal accidents
- Accidents to none workers
- Accidents resulting incapacitation for more that seven days
- Specific injuries
- Industrial diseases
- Dangerous occurrences
- For a definitive list see HSE Reporting accidents and incidents at work
When does CDM apply
CDM applies to all construction and maintenance works.
If a project is longer than 30 days and has more than 20 workers simultaneously or exceed 500 person days, you must notify the project to the HSE.
How much weight can I lift
You know what you can reasonably lift and if its too heavy you need help, you must inform your supervisor. For heavy and repetitive lifting you need to carry a risk assessment.