Why do I need a Risk Assessment?

So what is a Risk Assessment? Do you really understand how important analysing threats are in the workplace to protect our employees? What’s involved? A risk assessment is the combined effort of: – identifying and analysing potential events. – Identifying negative impacts on individuals, assets, and/or the environment. – Making judgements on the tolerability of…

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Health and Safety Memo March 2020

What is DSE? DSE are devices or equipment that have an alphanumeric or graphic display screen and includes display screens, laptops, touch screens, and other similar devices. Thousands of people are likely to be working from home for the first time this week due to the coronavirus outbreak. For others, it’s just like any other…

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E-Learning Health and Safety Courses

Working from home? Want to keep busy learning from your home workspace? Quadra’s portfolio of e-learning Health and Safety courses are a cost-effective way of learning in a safe environment, and keeping you up-to-date with current Health and Safety policies and legislation. For example, for moving to a work from home environment, have you completed…

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March Q News 2020

Recent Success Quadra has assisted Dennison Commercial through various projects and is proud to announce that they have achieved certification, across six sites and operations Learn More   ISO 17025 Explained ISO 17025 is the international standard for testing and calibration laboratories. Quadra has been involved in working alongside numerous laboratories to develop and implement ISO 17025,…

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ISO 13485 medical devices explained 

ISO 13485 is the international stand for organisations involved in the medical device sector. It is suitable for organisations in the design, production, installation, and servicing of medical devices and related services. ISO 13485:2016, the Medical Device Quality Management System standard, has been harmonized to the European Medical Devices Directives: MDD, AIMDD, and IVDD. EN…

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ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management

ISO 22301:2019 Business continuity management system will help organisations, regardless of their size, location or activity, to be better prepared and more confident to handle the disruption of any type. Incidents can disrupt an organisation at any time and achieving certification to ISO 22301 will ensure that organisations are prepared for and can respond to…

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ISO 17025 Explained

ISO 17025 is the international standard for testing and calibration laboratories. It’s a set of requirements those laboratories use to show that they operate a quality management system and that they’re technically competent to do the work that they do. The laboratories that comply with ISO 17025 also operate in accordance with ISO 9001 and can…

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February Health and Safety Memo – Working From Height

Falls from height are one of the biggest causes of workplace fatalities and major injuries. The purpose of WAHR is to prevent death and injury from a fall from height. The Work At Height Regulations 2005 requires employers to adopt safe practices when controlling working at height for employees. Some precautionary measures that could be taken…

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