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Tag Archive: health and safety

  • When your employee is ready to return to work after a period of sickness absence, it’s important to consider whether there are any specific standards or legislation that you need…

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  • In 2013/14, an estimated 2.0 million people in Great Britain were suffering from an illness (long standing as well as new cases) they believed was caused or made worse by…

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  • Regular maintenance of equipment is an important and necessary activity. The term ‘maintenance’ covers many activities, including inspection, testing, measurement, replacement and adjustment, and is carried out in all sectors…

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  • Both employees and employers have a duty of care, as defined by the Common Law Duty of Care, to ensure they are safe and operate safe practices at work to…

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  • Epilepsy affects over 50 million people worldwide or approximately one in 100 people (more than multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and Parkinson’s disease combined) yet it is a very…

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  • Being off work is known to have a harmful effect on your health and wellbeing. With the support of Fit for Work, your GP and/or employer, it may be possible…

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  • The terms ‘occupational health’ (‘OH’) and ‘health and safety’ (H&S) can be confusing. They are both very important but are often mistaken for each other, and both encompass a wide…

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  • You may or may not know that today, April 28th, is the annual World Day for Safety and Health at Work. Organised by the International Labour Organization (ILO), an agency of…

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