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Glass and Glazing Federation Released Their New Health and Safety Guide

The Glass and Glazing Federation, or GGF, released their new Health and Safety Guide last week. The news was announced that the newly updated guide consists of an easy-to-use reference guide for people who are working with glass or in the glazing industry.

Health and Safety is essential to all workers fulfilling their roles in a safe and correct manner, and those within the glass and glazing industry have now been provided with an updated reference guide for safe working. The GGF believe that the key to obtaining a safe work place and procedures is educating those in the sector and making sure the proper leaders and power is in place to enforce the various Health and Safety policies and processes that are in place.

The new reference guide has been created to be easily accessible to those working in the Glass and glazing industry and offers a range of different advice about what to do when faced with a hazard as part of a working day and a simple list of directions about what you should do. The new guide also accommodated for the new changes to legislation around Health and Safety. Part of these changes includes focusing on the ability for those in the industry to work together as a team and to individually notice assess and manage any risks or hazards they come across.

The new easy to navigate reference guide that has been released by the GGF look more at the practical application of a number of different safety practices. The guide also looks at how practices can be put in place by small and medium sized businesses, who are normally more proactive when implementing Health and Safety procedures. The new guide offers insight in to the practical applications as well as the legal aspects of Health and Safety practices. Alongside the handbook published by the GGF, there is also an online assessment where employers are able to be more aware of their employee’s safety knowledge and improve the effectiveness of their own protocols.

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BDC 318 : Jul 2024