The guidance has been developed with unions, industry bodies, PHE and the HSE.
“Work can cause mental health issues or aggravate it.”
15 per cent said they made a complaint but it was completely ignored.
25 per cent are affected by mental health problems.
24/11/19 is the 20th anniversary of the ban on the importation of asbestos.
Scotland consists of the three highest areas for workplace fatalities.
Karen Holden: A legal perspective of what to do if your employee has a road accident during work hours
August is National Road Victim Month 2019.
How strong is the link between industrial disease and asbestos?
How did the company plead and could this have been avoided?
The annual statistics for health and safety at work in Great Britain have been released. The figures cover work-related ill health, workplace injuries, working days lost, costs to Britain and enforcement action taken.
A multi million pound turnover food manufacturer and one of its directors have been fined after a worker was crushed by a forklift truck at its Warwickshire factory. Leamington Crown Court heard that agency worker Jamie Barsby was lucky to be alive after the incident at The Sandwich Factory Holdings Ltd on the Carlyon Road…
A new survey has revealed the lengths some small firms mistakenly go to trying to comply with health and safety. One business completed a risk assessment for using a tape measure and another introduced written guidelines for walking up stairs. These bizarre and unnecessary actions were uncovered by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), which…
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has made some significant amendments to the way businesses maintain compliance with first aid legislation. Intended to ‘reduce the burden on businesses and put common sense back in to health and safety,’ the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 now state that HSE no longer needs to approve…
During the month of September, inspectors made unannounced visits to construction sites to ensure they were managing high-risk activity, such as working at height and the control of exposure to harmful dusts. Inspectors were also looking for good site order, sound structures and basic welfare facilities. Poor standards and dangerous practices were found at nearly half…
A ship repair and conversion company has been ordered to pay £98,500 in fines and costs after a worker was crushed to death when an anchor weighing almost three tonnes toppled onto him in a dry dock at Teesport. Kevin Watson, 51, of Redcar, was one of three men working for A & P Tees…