While ideally all of the stakeholders will be in the same room or space when you are doing a workplace risk assessmen,, sometimes this is not practically possible. Here are some important steps to take when you are running a workplace risk assessment with remote participants. Circulate photos or diagrams of the workplace ahead of time As workplace risk assessments deal with physical risks it is a good idea to circulate photos and workflow diagrams ahead of time.
- Installing a rainwater recycling system in your home can be a tremendously effective way to reduce your overall water usage, a boon for both the environment and your bank balance. However, any rainwater recycling system needs a means by which it can move water around your home to where it is needed (such as flushing toilets and sprinkler systems), and, unless you opt for a bladder tank setup, a suitable water pump will be required.
- There's a certain pleasure in having your very own jetty—your own private access to the water. The trouble is that it's not always as private as you think. It's logical that birds that live on and around the water would use your jetty as a convenient place to rest. What is not convenient is the bird excrement that can be left behind. If you are getting sick of having to hose down your jetty to clean up after those birds, you might be interested in some rather efficient ways to make your jetty less alluring to your feathered friends.
- Some businesses sound very polished and professional when you speak to them over the phone but let themselves down when visitors come to the office to attend a meeting. If you find that clients gain an unfavourable impression of your services and products after having attended your premises, then it is a sure sign that you need to smarten up your appearance. In some manufacturing and industrial settings, this is not so easy to achieve.
- As towns expand, it's common that old industrial sites get considered for residential redevelopment. When redevelopment is being considered for an industrial site, it's important to ensure that the land is suitable for living. Here are some aspects that need to be considered when looking at a potential redevelopment. Is the land contaminated? There can be a range of contamination sources directly in the soil, including heavy metals and high levels of pesticides and poisons from previous use, which are often not visible.