Here's the scenario:

Painter 1:  Young person, just finished their NVQ level 2 and has passed the CITB Health and Safety Test.  Total lack of experience but has a Blue CSCS card.

Painter 2:  Experienced painter with over 10yrs working as a commercial painter (but NO NVQ) and has also passed their CITB Health and Safety test.  Fantastic site painter but only has a Green CSCS card.

Problem?

Painter 2 is restricted to working on sit

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Yesterday, I was contacted by a commercial painting contractor who was looking to use us as his company health and safety advisor.  As part of this, I asked him to email over his current health and safety policy.


It looked fantastic!  All the relevant sections, lots of pages and it certainly described all his H&S duties under current UK legislation.


The problem was, nowhere in the policy did it describe how his company actually satisfied these r

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