CORONAVIRUS - ENFORCEMENT - 02.07.2020
Don’t sacrifice safety for health
Changes to prevent the spread of coronavirus must not be at the expense of regular health and safety, the HSE has said. What’s to know?
CORONAVIRUS - EMPLOYEES - 02.07.2020
Are staff refusing to work on safety grounds?
With guidance encouraging a return to the workplace, some employers are finding that staff are raising concerns about health protection arrangements and refusing to turn up. How should you handle it?
CORONAVIRUS - CLEANING - 02.07.2020
Should you get “fogging”?
You’ll have seen the images of staff and contractors walking around spraying disinfectant from a “fogging” machine. Is this an effective method of controlling the spread of coronavirus?
STRESS - 02.07.2020
£4.7 million stress claim
RBS has been ordered to pay out an eye-watering sum in compensation to a former employee of its subsidiary, NatWest, after she won her appeal for damages. What led to the claim?
WORKPLACE - 02.07.2020
Work in a ceiling void
False ceilings create a handy space to conceal structural elements of the building, pipes and cables. But when these installations require maintenance or alteration, what hazards should you to take into account?
CORONAVIRUS - 02.07.2020
Spam coronavirus email from the “HSE”
Inbox. A spam email, which has been sent from a fake HSE email account, states that the recipient is being investigated for failing to manage coronavirus risks. The email also states that the business could be shut down and prosecuted. To a safety practitioner it should be obvious it’s spam, but others have already been fooled into thinking it’s genuine. To an untrained eye it could be treated seriously. ...