DSE


Occupational health and safety in the home

Around 8.7 million people said that they worked from home in 2019 – less than 30% of the UK workforce – according to a survey by the Office for National Statistics. The same survey also reported that only 1.7 million regularly worked from home. Read More

Pregnant workers and COVID–19

When it comes to pregnant workers, employers are required to carry out a risk assessment to identify the risks and how they will be eliminated or reduced. So, what risks and issues should employers be aware of within their pregnant workforce amid the coronavirus outbreak? Read More

Home working for young workers

While the world battles COVID-19, everyone who can is now having to work from home. For young workers and their managers this may present additional considerations and challenges to be overcome. Read More

April 2020 legislation update Q&A

Following April's Legislation Update webinar, we put some of your unanswered questions to panellists Simon Joyston-Bechal, from Turnstone Law and James Meredith, from Russell-Cooke. Read their answers here, or listen back to the session in full. Read More

Home working: Employee factsheet

If you work from home, your employer must make sure there is a risk assessment of your work activities. With the current government guidelines in place, HSE says it is not necessary for someone to visit you, but you should complete a questionnaire and provide appropriate evidence e.g. photographs. This will help decide if sufficient steps have been taken to prevent harm to you or anyone else who may be affected by your work. Read More

Home working: Directors briefing

Employers have a duty to protect the health and safety of all employees, including home workers. Read More

Home working essentials for managers

This handy guide from Barbour EHS details what managers should consider while employees are temporarily working from home. Read More

Promoting workplace safety: More than a checklist

The importance of the physical safety of employees in the workplace cannot be ignored by business owners. Unfortunately, many businesses fail to implement the correct measures that will help them achieve necessary safety levels, which drive greater efficiency and productivity. Read More

What do you really need to know about DSE?

From cycle to work schemes to free fitness trackers, there’s a growing number of businesses in the UK paying attention to the wellbeing of their people. This article discusses whether DSE assessments are still relevant and how to conduct them. Read More

‘Workplace eye care can improve health, wellbeing, productivity and morale’, says employers

A recent study from Specsavers Corporate Eyecare asked over 500 HR decision makers what they thought were the advantages to offering workplace eye care. Read More



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Business continuity: A Barbour guide

Statutory inspections during COVID-19 – Director’s briefing

2020 Sun safety survey results

5 things to know about incident management and reporting

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