Corona Virus Update for Employers

Corona Virus Update for Employers

As an employer or senior manager, you will be taking the corona virus outbreak seriously, and you may be wondering if there are actions you should be taking.An employer has no duties under the Health and Safety law to employees in respect of corona virus, providing...
Welding

Welding

HSE has recently altered the guidance on welding and welding fume, now making clear the requirement to control all welding fume, even that arising from welding mild steel.All welding fume is harmful to health, and it is now established that apart from metal fume fever...
DSEAR

DSEAR

What?  The DSEAR Regulations date from 2002, but somehow seem to have escaped the attention of a surprising number of businesses.  And they apply widely, too.  The clumsy mnemonic stands for the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations.  Or, as one...
Traffic Management

Traffic Management

Traffic ManagementHere’s a question for you.  What risk out of the whole range results in the most enforcement actions?  It applies at many if not most workplaces, it leads to a disproportionate number of serious accidents, and a lot of people have nothing in writing...
Harvest

Harvest

HarvestAll growers of crops need to harvest them, and for arable farmers and some others, harvest is weather dependent and within a tight window.  This often results in an unholy combination of lots of inexperienced workers, use of heavy and infrequently used...