Monthly Archive: April 2014

H&S Update

Health and safety legislation update: April 2014   This health and safety legislation update looks at the changes which came into force this month and which are expected in the coming year, as well as providing further information and resources that will help you prepare for these changes. The timetable of changes includes: Health and safety law poster Employers have a...

Five questions to ask about the personal safety of your staff

In any business, some members of staff will me more at risk from violence, crime and abuse. Here are five key questions to determine where the risks lie within your organisation: Do your employees carry out any tasks that could put them at risk? For example – Do they deal with cash or carry expensive gadgets? Could the location where your...

Manage Stress in Your Workplace

You need to establish if stress is a problem in your workplace by carrying out a risk assessment – either collectively or at individual level. Whilst systems should be in place to manage personal differences, you should give priority to collective protection measures over individual ones. The HSE Management Standards, otherwise known as ‘hazards’, cover the six primary sources of...