Whilst health and safety is often thought of as an inconvenience, the truth is that good health and safety can turn the seemingly impossible into reality.
As an employer, you need to be very careful when it comes to dismissing an employee.
Are you looking to develop your professional skills? Take the next step by completing your NVQ in Occupational Health and Safety.
You may have seen a lot on the news lately about companies failing to pay minimum wage. The government is taking this very seriously, they are finding companies and fining them – with the largest fine at the moment being £800,000.
Health and safety fines have doubled since the introduction of the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 in February 2016.
Legionnaires’ disease is caused by Legionella bacteria infecting your lungs. It’s usually caught by breathing in small droplets of contaminated water.
Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world, in fact, around 44,500 people are diagnosed every year in the UK with this condition.
The recorded fatal injuries to construction workers calculated to 30 people between April 2016 and March 2017.
Since 2013, employees have had to pay a fee of up to £1,200 to take their employer to a tribunal. This led to a drop of around 70% in the number of claims, enabling some employers to take a robust approach to employee relations.
Monday 24th July 2017 is dedicated to raising awareness of Samaritans 24-hour service across the UK.