Lone Working – Protecting Those Working Alone As an employer, you must manage any health and safety risks before people can work alone. This applies to anyone contracted to work for you, including self-employed people.
There are some key areas that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) are focusing on in 2023 as part of their strategy for 2022-2032, which focuses on reducing work-related ill health. In this bulletin we
Asbestos and You Millennials, gen Z workers and other younger people who work as plumbers, electricians, and in other trades need to take the risk of asbestos much more seriously. That’s the message from the
Violence and Aggression at Work Definition of violence at work The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) defines work-related violence as: ‘Any incident in which a person is abused, threatened or assaulted in circumstances relating to
Assessment of Repetitive Tasks (ART) Tool This bulletin provides information that is important to read and understand before using the Assessment of Repetitive Tasks (ART) tool. There are several videos of repetitive tasks to allow
Falls from height were the cause of most work-related fatalities in Britain during 2020/21.The latest annual figures (2020/21) revealed that 35 workers were killed in falls from height last year. What is ‘work at height’?
As an employer, you must protect your workers from the health risks of working with display screen equipment (DSE), such as PCs, laptops, tablets and smartphones. The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations apply
The law says employers must make sure there’s an adequate supply of fresh air (ventilation) in enclosed areas of the workplace. This has not changed during the pandemic. You can do this by using: natural