ALMOST HALF of UK employees would not talk to their employer if they were experiencing a health issue, having a detrimental impact on business performance and culture, according to new research from not-for-profit healthcare provider, Benenden Health.
ISO 45003 marks a significant step forward in equipping employers with an understanding and appreciation of the impact psychosocial hazards can have on individuals. Kevin Bridges says the aim is to promote psychological wellbeing in the workplace and embed it in an organisation’s culture.
No one should have their life cut short by work, or through the work activities of others. That is why the fact that the UK continues to have a low number of work-related fatalities in comparison to other countries is no cause for celebration, says Ruth Wilkinson.
DISPERSED WORKFORCES have been around for a long time, but now are starting to appear much more frequently. A dispersed workforce also presents challenges, and specifically the way in which companies fulfil their responsibility to protect their employees’ health and safety.
Dräger Marine and Offshore, a division of The Dräger Group, has issued a call for urgent action to be taken to ensure that safety in the UK’s fast-growing renewable energy and carbon capture sectors keeps pace in order to avert a major safety incident.
The Health and Safety Event 2021, taking place at the NEC in Birmingham from 7-9 September 2021, is the first large scale event in the health and safety industry post-pandemic. Here's why you need to be there.