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Coronavirus advice for employers

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that series of tougher measures will be re-introduced to help tackle the spread of coronavirus, during a television address on Tuesday 22 September, and warned that they could be here to stay for up to six months. Read More

Hand hygiene best practice and skin health

Advice for employers and health & safety professionals on how to adhere to government guidance on hand hygiene best practice. Read More

Mental health in the workplace

Mental health, the roles of an employer when it comes to looking after the mental health of employees and how to manage mental health in the workplace. Read More

Medical and fabric masks: Who wears what when?

The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a video outlining when medical masks and fabric masks should be worn in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

Reducing the spread of infection in the workplace

In these unprecedented times, it’s more important than ever that businesses take the right measures to ensure their facilities are hygienic and that employees are safe. Those businesses that have temporarily closed and are starting to plan for when they can reopen, should think about what the workplace will look like post lockdown, and proactively take steps to ensure they reopen in the most hygienic way possible. Read More

Multiplex – Protecting the mental health of employees during COVID-19

In this article, we hear from Martin Wilshire, Health & Safety Director at Multiplex, about how the firm has had to act quickly and responsibly to ensure it is following the government’s guidance on how businesses and employers can help to limit the spread of the virus. Read More

‘Outdoor workers are exposed to 15% more pollution than the average Londoner’

A report carried out by Kings College London has highlighted the health risks of living near busy roads in the UK. Read More

World Cancer Day: SMEs can play a significant role in tackling cancer and supporting employees

One in two people expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. In advance of World Cancer Day on 4 February, SMEs have been encouraged to play a role in supporting employees from diagnosis to treatment and rehabilitation. Read More

Burnout, stress and being human

In May 2019, the World Health Organization announced that in the ICD11 (international classification of mental illnesses) there would be a new category of “burnout” as an occupational phenomenon – not a medical condition. Heather Beach discusses... Read More

Burns and scalds injuries in the workplace

CE Safety has analysed Labour Force Survey and found that, between 2015 and 2018, 23,000 workers reported suffering from non-fatal burns or scalds. Read More



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