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Fit testing face masks to avoid transmission: COVID-19

Tight-fitting respiratory protection equipment (RPE), for example disposable FFP3 masks and reusable half masks rely on having a good seal…

Access to workplace facilities for drivers

All drivers must have access to welfare facilities in the premises they visit as part of their day to day work…

Advice on homeworking for employers.

Do you have people working from home temporarily as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak? As an employer, you have…

Latest COVID-19 Information & Guidance

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, there are a range of Coronavirus (COVID-19) public information materials available for you and…

Getting your workplace ready for COVID-19

Keep the workplace clean and hygienic Promote regular and thorough hand-washing; Promote good respiratory hygiene; cover your nose and mouth…

Slips, Trips & Falls

According to the Health and Safety Executive, slips, trips and falls are the single most common cause of major incidents…

Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Policy/Advice for Employees

Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a new respiratory illness that has not previously been seen in humans. The risk of getting the illness…

Printing company sentenced after employee suffers finger amputations

Harrier LLC, a photo processing, printing and gift manufacturing business based in Newton Abbot has been sentenced after a worker…

Steel fabrication company fined after steel cages fall onto employee

A steel fabrication company has been fined after steel cages fell onto a worker’s leg, resulting in multiple fractures. Chelmsford…

£1.5m fine and suspended jail sentence follow care home fall

are home operator Embrace All has been fined £1.5m after an elderly resident died following a fall down a set of steps. The care home manager landed a nine-month jail sentence, suspended for two years.