Good Practice in Employing Overseas Workers: A Case Study

Tania Greer is a health and safety consultant. She has many years’ experience of overseas workers. Employers and workers frequently ask her questions about key aspects of health and safety law. She’’s produced a good practice guide for Safe Workers as regards employing overseas workers in the UK. Employer Responsibilities For Overseas Workers “The first […]

Workplace Injury Claim

All employers are legally obliged to make sure that they have carried out a full risk assessment with regards to health and safety in the workplace and that they have taken all reasonable steps to minimise the risk to their workers and that they are fully compliant with all of their health and safety regulations […]

How Safety Law Reforms May Affect Workers

Soon after coming to power, the Prime Minister, David Cameron, asked Lord Young to review health and safety law in the UK. In October 2010, Lord Young published his review, Common Sense, Common Safety. David Cameron agreed with all of the review’s contents and said that the government would act on its recommendations. Workplaces Many […]

Health and Safety on Board a Commercial Ship

Whether it carries passengers, goods or both, a commercial ship has all manner of health and safety issues. Once at sea, a ship is a self-contained environment. It has basic hazards such as Slips, Trips and Falls, and complex dangers posed by fuel, electricity and combustible materials. Dangerous Goods Commercial ships carry all sorts of […]

Health and Safety Qualifications

NEBOSH is the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health. For anyone interested in a health, safety, risk management or environmental work-related qualification NEBOSH can help. Professional membership bodies recognise the NEBOSH awards. These bodies are the IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health); the IEMA (Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment); and the […]

What Happens on Job Inductions For New Employees?

Whenever you start a new job it’s highly likely that you will be expected to complete some sort of company induction before getting started in your role. If you’re curious about what happens on job inductions for new employees, our guide will help! Although the process may vary from company to company most employers now […]

Health and Fitness at Work

Employee wellbeing is fast becoming the next big thing in employment relations, with many companies drawing a link between low productivity and the unhealthy lifestyles of staff. Rising obesity, Stress Levels and sickness absence have all been blamed on things like bad diet, a lack of exercise and poor lifestyle choices. The growing Long Working […]