UKLF participates in several Health & Safety Committees and, with the British Footwear Association and the trade union Community in the Footwear and Leather Industries Health & Safety Committee, has produced the following guidance documents:

Asbestos – Health & Safety

A guide to the legal and management aspects of dealing with asbestos in the workplace. Date submitted: 25/4/2016
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How to Manage Health & Safety

Guidance on how to manage health and safety in the workplace. Date submitted: 25/4/2016
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Investigating Accidents & Incidents

Guidance on the legal requirements, process and benefits of investigating accidents and incidents in the workplace. Date sumbitted: 25/4/2016
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Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace

Updated guidance note for the footwear & leather industries on the management of bullying & harassment in the workplace. Date submitted: 8/4/2016
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Why Manage Health & Safety?

Factsheet on the legal, moral and financial reasons for managing health & safety. Date submitted: 16/7/2013
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Introduction to Occupational Health Monitoring & Surveillance

A guidance document on methods to detect and assess the early signs of adverse effects on the health of workers who are potentially being exposed to health hazards during the course of their work. Date submitted: 16/8/2012
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Safe Systems of Work

A guidance document on establishing safe systems of work through examination of processes and the identification, minimisation of elimination of hazards. Date submitted: 23/10/2009
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Introduction to Sickness & Absence Management

A guidance document on managing employee absence and sickness and return to work. Date submitted: 16/7/2013
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Hazardous Substances in the Leather and Footwear Industries – A Guide to COSHH

A guidance document on the legal requirements for controlling substances hazardous to health in the workplace. Date submitted: 1/11/2009
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Should you be doing that? – A Guide to Permits-to-Work for the Leather and Footwear Industries

A guidance document on establishing a policy on permit-to-work system for the management of high risk activities in the work place. Date submitted: 1/11/2011
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Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls

A guidance document on preventing slips, trips and falls in the workplace. Date submitted: 1/11/2006
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Workplace Transport

Guidance specifically for footwear factories and leather tanneries on the identification and control of hazards arising from work place transport. Date submitted: 05/09/2008
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Safety Representation & Worker Involvement

Guidance note for the footwear & leather industries on the representation and involvement of workers in the management of health & safety in the work place. Date submitted: 28/01/2008
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Knife Guidance – Don’t Cut It!

A guide to knife safety in the footwear & leather industries. Date submitted: 22/03/2007
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Fire Risk – Fire Safety Assessment

A guide to fire safety in the footwear & leather industries. Date submitted: 22/03/2007
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Work at Height

Guidance note for the footwear & leather industries on the legal requirements for working at heights. Date submitted: 16/11/2006
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Noise Toolbox

Guidance note for the footwear & leather industries on legal requirements and safeguards for noise in the workplace. Date submitted: 10/10/2005
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REACH

Guidance note for the footwear & leather industries on the REACH Directive. Date submitted: 19/11/2008
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Electrical Testing

Guidance note for the footwear & leather industries on the legal requirements for electrical testing in the workplace. Date submitted: 19/11/2008
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Prevention of Dermatitis in the Workplace

Guidance note for the footwear & leather industries on the prevention of dermatitis in the workplace. Date submitted: 19/11/2008
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