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How to keep your people healthy when using display screen equipment?

Despite being one of the lower risk activities in the workplace and having technology available to us, the use of display screen equipment is not always well managed. With more people working from home, now is time to engage and help support their health and wellbeing. Read More

How construction bosses can protect employees’ eye health

Health and safety is even more important when you are busy and the number of people on site is increasing. With National Eye Health Week taking place between 20 and 26 September, now is a good time to draw attention to eye safety in your company. Read More

How managers can shape ‘healthy hybrid’ working

The destination for many of us is hybrid working. Among the recurring themes has been the central role one particular category of worker will play in ensuring the journey is navigated safely and healthily: the line manager. Read More

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



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