Employers must provide the right workplace facilities and a working environment that’s healthy and safe for everyone, including those with disabilities.
Let’s face it – no one is immune to every bug and virus known to man. It is inevitable that at some point members of staff will need to stay off work due to sickness or ill health. The majority of times a couple of days rest and recuperation is all that is needed. Your […]
Guest Article by Craig Batty of Workplace Exposure Change in Enforcement Expectations for Welding Fumes In February this year, the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) announced a significant “change in enforcement expectations” regarding welding fumes.
Work Related Stress Work related stress is how you feel when you have demands at work that exceed how much you feel you can cope with. Over 11 million working days are lost each year because of work related stress, and stress can contribute to conditions such as anxiety or depression.
Display Screen Equipment Prolonged working with computers can be associated with neck, shoulder, back or arm pain, as well as with fatigue and eyestrain. Research has found that a high proportion of DSE workers report aches, pains or eye discomfort. These aches and pains are sometimes called Upper Limb Disorders (ULDs). These can include a […]
Guest article by Gary McKendrick of Omega Asbestos Consulting Over in the world of asbestos: So this month, on the 21st November, sees Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations celebrate its 17th birthday of existence. Good old Regulation 4, The Duty to Manage Asbestos in Non-domestic premises. It was laid out in the […]