Manual handling relates to the moving of items either by lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing or pulling. Accidents involving manual handling can have a long-lasting impact on personal and professional lives.
HSE data shows that between April 2017 and March 2018, 144 workers were fatally injured at work. That is 144 too many! Let’s work together to get this to 0.
For many years now, THSP has invested in the training and development of its people. Through this, THSP ensures that all staff are trained to the highest standards, are fully qualified and members of relevant professional bodies.
Everyone seems to know the score, and when it comes to health and safety we know you’ve probably heard it all before. But on a serious note, THSP believe that everyone should come home safely after a hard day’s work.
Is it fair to deny the right of appeal where the employer mistakenly but reasonably believes that the employee no longer has the right to work in the UK?
Can an employer reasonably dismiss for serious rather than gross misconduct even if there have been no prior warnings? Theoretically yes, said the Employment Appeal Tribunal this month.
High sickness absence can place huge pressure on a business. How easy is it to take disciplinary action against a disabled employee for high sickness absence?
Sections 43A-43L of the Employment Rights Act 1996 protect workers who report malpractice (a ‘disclosure’) by their employer and are then treated badly.
As an employer, you need to protect your employees from any risks associated with Display Screen Equipment (DSE).
Most employers use overtime at some point, to satisfy increased demands such as a large order or an unexpected increase in work.