Today we find ourselves in a digital society. With almost daily use of smart phones, social media and email; we are emancipated by the digital world, even when carrying out routine activities.
Whatever your church event - fetes, concerts, garden parties, you have a duty of care for employees, volunteers and those attending.
An overview of the considerations your church should make for the smooth running of a night shelter.
Solar photovoltaic (PV) systems are often known as solar panels. Though there are few risks, our guidance highlights some considerations to make before installation.
As the days become shorter, winter creeps up on us and the cold weather brings new risks to your home.
Working alone can present new risks and in some situations, extra caution is required to remain safe.
Discover what your responsibilities are with health and safety and how to meet them using the resources highlighted on this page.
Community outreach is an extension of the ministry of many Baptist churches providing an opportunity to support the local community.
‘Work at height’ means work in any situation where, if no precautions were in place, a person could fall and become injured.
Even small leaks can lead to significant damage to walls, ceilings, floors, electrics and contents, especially if they go unnoticed.
CDM is intended to protect the health and safety of those carrying out the work and others who may be affected by it for example, members of the public.
Risks to church security vary depending on the church’s location, building design and existing security measures.
Metal theft is a continuing issue for churches. The level of risk churches face is different in each case and subject to many variables.
The presence of scaffolding on any building can seriously compromise security, the following requirements are therefore important to acknowledge.
Risk management advice on reducing the impact of flooding on Baptist churches.
Many churches play a vital role in their community and earn an income by offering their premises for hire to local clubs and classes.
We've produced some helpful tips and advice to make sure you and your church are prepared for the winter weather.
Electricity in churches has the potential to cause fire and other risks to health and safety. There are a number of key factors to consider that will help to keep your church safe.
Applying some simple health and safety measures can help protect people at your church from injuries caused by slips, trips and falls.
Even small fires can cause serious smoke damage and the consequences of a serious blaze can cause major problems and disruption.
If you have any plans to carry out alterations or extension works to your church, you must ensure that your church insurance is accurate and in place for the duration.
Fires in churches can cause damage and interruption to church activities. Our fire safety tips can help you identify hazards and minimise the risk of fire.
If you know your home is at risk, there are a few ways you can prepare for flooding.
Tips to help ensure your church is prepared for all the extra visitors during the festive season.