1. Employers in the construction sector have a duty of care to protect their employees and maintain a safe working environment with the guidelines of current health and safety regulations. Now more than ever with the Coronavirus pandemic affecting every aspect of our working lives, Construction sites need to ensure they have effective site procedures in […]

  2. As temperatures drop to minus figures employers have a duty of care to protect their employees against the effects of winter working. As an organisation you may have staff members who are required to work outside as part of their duties, and as their employer it is your responsibility to manage their health and safety […]

  3. A recent fatality in the Care Sector highlights the need for all organisations to ensure they have effective COSHH safe storage procedures in place. The care home responsible was fined £270,000 after pleading guilty to breaching Sections 3(1) and 33 (1)a of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974. The HSE prosecution follows […]

  4. 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 […]