On this week’s episode, we are joined by Nick Wilson, Director of Health and Safety Services at WorkNest, where we discussed key safety points employers will need to consider for all staff, whether returning back to the office or working from home, and health and safety risks which may emerge in the near future.
Supporting articles: 
 
https://iosh.com/more/news-listing/don-t-let-your-guard-down-iosh-urges-businesses/ – The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) warns businesses “not to let their guard down” to ensure COVID-19 doesn’t spread rapidly through workplaces. 
 
https://www.hrreview.co.uk/hr-news/feelings-of-anxiety-heighten-as-workforce-prepares-to-return-to-the-office/136551 – A study by CV-Library reveals around a third (33 per cent) of employees felt anxiety about returning to the workplace due to health and safety concerns, notably the risk of catching COVID-19. 
 
https://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/pdf/fatalinjuries.pdf – Provisional data reveals the workplace fatalities which have occurred during the period March 2020-2021. 

 


 

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