The Art of Defence: Removing Unwanted Guests from Private Property - The Sign Shed

The Art of Defence: Removing Unwanted Guests from Private Property

So, what exactly does 'reasonable force' mean? Picture this: someone has wandered onto your lawn. A gentle but firm verbal request to leave should suffice. Now, imagine a scenario where the trespasser becomes aggressive and poses a direct threat to you or your property. In such cases, you may have to employ slightly more force, always ensuring it’s proportional to the threat faced.

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Do I need safety boots signs in my workplace? - The Sign Shed

Do I need safety boots signs in my workplace?

You may need safety boots signs in your workplace if there is a risk of foot injuries. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) states that employers must provide safety signs if there is a significant risk that can't be avoided or controlled in any other way, such as through safe systems of work or engineering controls.

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What are electrical warning signs? - The Sign Shed

What are electrical warning signs?

Electrical warning signs are used to alert people to the presence of electricity and to warn them of the potential dangers of electrical hazards. They are an important part of electrical safety. Displaying them on-site can help to prevent accidents and injuries in the workplace.

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Why is ear protection signage vital for your business? - The Sign Shed

Why is ear protection signage vital for your business?

Protect workers' hearing: Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is a serious and preventable occupational hazard. It is caused by exposure to excessive noise levels over time and can lead to tinnitus (ringing in the ears), permanent hearing loss in severe cases, and other health problems. Ear protection signs help to ensure that workers are aware of the risks of noise exposure and that they are taking steps to protect their hearing.

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