Brexit and Health and Safety Law

Your duties to protect the health and safety of people affected by your work will not change with Brexit. You should continue to manage risk in your business in a proportionate way. The HSE have made minor amendments to regulations to remove EU references but legal requirements will remain the same as they are now. Health and […]

Have you heard of Disability Confident?

The Disability Confident scheme supports employers to make the most of the talents disabled people can bring to your workplace. 13,000 organisations have already signed up. Disability Confident organisations play a leading role in changing attitudes for the better. They’re changing behaviour and cultures in their own businesses, networks and communities, and reaping the benefits […]

HSE launches vibration calculator

The calculator compares workers’ exposures to the levels specified in the Control of Vibration at Work Regs, as part of a HAVS risk assessment. Aimed at employers of workers who frequently and regularly use tools or machinery, such as hand-held power tools, hand-guided powered equipment or powered machines which process hand-held materials, the calculator will estimate:  · partial […]

Suicide Prevention

There is a common belief that talking about suicide with someone that is suicidal can be dangerous,  however RedArc has created a campaign to raise awareness about how having open conversations with suicidal people including employees, can save their lives. It believes that anyone can immeasurably help a suicidal individual not just professionals, by asking […]