HSE

  1. A recent European Court case centered around working time regulations and the responsibilities of organisations for recording working time of their staff members. We review whether employers are obliged to keep records of daily working time and whether the ECJ ruling on May 14th changes anything. In reality there is a great deal of recording […]

  2. A viola player who was forced to give up his musical career after sustaining a life changing hearing injury at rehearsals at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London in 2012 has won a landmark control of noise at work case against his employer. The viola player was situated in front of the 18 […]

  3. There’s certain health and safety information you should be displaying in your workplace including a health and safety law poster. Some are legally required and others are just good practice, we review four of the most important and provide practical advice. 1. Health and Safety Law Poster The Health and Safety Information for Employees Regulations […]

  4. We understand the importance of providing peace of mind for businesses when it comes to health and safety. For employers with a duty of care to the safety and welfare of their employees the 28th April is an important date, it’s the annual World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers’ Memorial Day. […]

  5. The HSE have recently announced that they are in the process of refreshing their RIDDOR reporting forms to make the reporting process easier for the user. The HSE aims to have all forms refreshed by April 2019. We review the upcoming changes and what you need to know.One of the main differences between the old […]

  6. The HSE ‘Costs to Britain Model’ estimates that between 2015 and 2016 the cost of workplace injury and ill health totalled £14.9bn. Over 1 million workers were injured at work or suffered from ill health due to workplace health and safety issues. The HSE report goes on to explain the link between accidents at work […]