HSE statistics identify that work-related stress cases are costing businesses dearly. What are the figures and what do you need to do?
A case heard in December 2016 illustrates a common dilemma about the management of asbestos in a building: deciding who is responsible. However, as shown, having a prolonged argument may land you in court. What happened?
Research by the HSE shows that some disposable face masks don’t match up to manufacturer claims. What were the findings and is there any action you should take to ensure that your staff are protected?
In December 2016 a fairground company appeared in court over a fatal reversing accident. What were the circumstances and why did the HSE conclude that the supervision of the manoeuvre was insufficient?
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You have recently employed a new operations manager who has come from one of your major competitors. Since he joined he’s been trying to introduce his former employer’s policies and procedures. Should you go along with this?
Some large employers impose strict rules regarding helmets, such as not wearing a hoody underneath, or banning particular types. What restrictions might you come across and are they based on common sense?