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Charlotte Geoghegan is Event Manager for Safety & Health Expo, Workplace Wellbeing Show and SHP at Informa Markets. She is responsible for content, strategy and sales of physical events and digital products. She is also an active member of the Women in Health and Safety committee. Before Charlotte went into this role she was Head of Content for the Safety & Health Expo, SHP, IFSEC, FIREX and the Facilities Show. She joined Informa (previously UBM) in 2015. Charlotte has spent 10 years in media & events and her academic background is in modern foreign languages. You can find her on LinkedIn here https://www.linkedin.com/in/charlottegeoghegan1/
June 22, 2020

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HSE visual guide on home-workers’ workstation set-up

The HSE has published video guidance on how to set up workstations when working from home.

It advises workers not to expect workstation assessments when working from home temporarily, but suggests trying to get good posture while working at a computer.

The video shows the ideal posture to sit in, with relaxed shoulders, straight wrists and support for lower back and feet.

Sleep and Fatigue: Director’s Briefing

Fatigue is common amongst the population, but particularly among those working abnormal hours, and can arise from excessive working time or poorly designed shift patterns. It is also related to workload, in that workers are more easily fatigued if their work is machine-paced, complex or monotonous.

This free director’s briefing contains:

  • Key points;
  • Recommendations for employers;
  • Case law;
  • Legal duties.
Barbour EHS

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Nigel Dupree
Nigel Dupree
3 months ago

UK DSE Accessibility Regulations Deadline September 2020 and still no reference to DSE Accessibility for those “Working From Home” presuming employers website is compliant with WCAG 2.1 Colour Contrast Validation or ISO 30017.1 Display Screen Colour Contrast Optimisation for ease of access apart from other adjustments, adaptations to customise or optimise accessibility.