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?
HEALTH AND SAFETY - 02.07.2020
Hand sanitiser, allergies and health issues
You’ve set up several hand sanitiser stations in your workplace as part of your coronavirus precautions. However, one of your employees is refusing to use the product you’ve supplied. What should your response be?
CORONAVIRUS - OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH - 03.06.2020
Handling coronavirus medical information
Employers may collect medical data from their staff as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, whether it’s a report that the employee has had the illness or something more specific. How should you manage this information?
ELECTRICAL SAFETY - 18.05.2020
Electrical checks for rental homes
On 1 June 2020 new regulations will come into force requiring safety certification for electrical wiring systems in rented homes. What measures will landlords need to take from that date?