health and safety incentives


Claims-marketing restrictions planned

A proposal to prohibit the offering of cash inducements as a reward for submitting a claim for compensation has been outlined by the Ministry of Justice. Read More

European Agency backing for economic incentives schemes

Economic incentive schemes encouraging companies to invest in risk prevention are a cost-effective option for governments seeking to reduce the numbers of work-related accidents and illnesses, according to new research by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA). Read More

Network Rail’s accident-reporting system under scrutiny

Network Rail has invited the Railway Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) to undertake an independent review of its reporting system for RIDDOR incidents. Read More

Rail bosses rewarded despite safety-reporting concerns

A union has demanded that Network Rail recoup part of the bonuses paid to directors after claims that the company under-reported the number of minor injuries among its workers. Read More

Directors’ bonuses cut after miner deaths

The bosses of the UK's largest coal producer received reduced annual bonus payments last year because two worker deaths meant health and safety targets were not met. Read More

Business needs more proof before committing to health initiatives

Looking after people's health and well-being via the workplace is moving up the business agenda but more evidence of its positive effects is necessary if employers are to embrace it fully. Read More



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