Does this apply to me? Yes – If your employees drive for work. So, what do I need to know? – Driving for work is a significant risk with 1 death for every 750,000 miles driven in the UK. Managing the risk of a road traffic accidents and having measures in place, should be part of your safety management. How do I prepare? – to learn, click the READ MORE button
After a long period of inactivity, HSE and Local Authority Officers are carrying out unscheduled visits. Managers of premises or construction sites would be advised to be prepared as several our clients have received a visit.
If you are a Manager, you have responsibilities for Health and Safety.
Workplace Temperature – What is the legal requirement?
Low levels of wellbeing can cost business time and money. If you need any wellbeing documentation or want to discuss how we can support your business with a bespoke wellbeing program, please don’t hesitate to contact us for free initial advice.
Human Resources Update on The Minimum Wage. From 1 April 2018, the National Living Wage will increase to £7.83 per hour for those aged over 25 and the National Minimum Wage will increase to £7.38 per hour for those aged 21-24 years; to £5.90 per hour for those aged 18-20 years; to £4.20 per hour for those 16-17 years; and to £3.70 per hour for apprentices who are under 19. Statutory sick pay (SSP) will increase to £92.05 per week.
Vicarious Liability – How to avoid it? The dictionary definition of vicarious is “taking the place of another as a substitute” and the application in safety law is similar with a company potentially liable for what is done (or not done) on its behalf by its employees.
Health and Safety Fines increased by 80%
Who Should Read This? You! If you are an employer, or have responsibility for a work site or premises. What are the Main Legal Requirements? Signs should be used if, after a risk assessment and sensible controls have been carried out and implemented a significant risk remains, which can be reduced by having them. You […]
The Sentencing Guidelines have changed, increasing fines and other punishments for more serious safety breaches.