The Health and Safety Executive has provided new guidance in respect of driver welfare and drivers’ hours during the current coronavirus situation.
Driver access to welfare facilities
All drivers must have access to welfare facilities in the premises they visit as part of their work.
The Health and Safety Executive has issued new guidance in respect of health surveillance for workers during the current coronavirus situation.
The Health and Safety Executive has issued new guidance in respect of the requirements for diver’s certificates of medical fitness during the current coronavirus situation.
For those people who are working at home on a long-term
basis, the risks associated with using display screen equipment (DSE) must be
controlled. This includes doing home workstation assessments.
As well as health and safety issues surrounding the Coronavirus response, companies and individuals who operate waste management facilities under environmental permits must comply with the requirements of their permit.
Our clients, colleagues and communities are at the heart of what we do. Therefore, as a result of the Covid-19 situation and, following recommendations from HM Government, we are taking a number of actions that prioritise their concerns.
The Government has updated its Coronavirus advice for business on how to keep employees safe during the outbreak.
A farm has been fined after an employee fell from a ladder whilst loading a straw spreader.
Two companies have been prosecuted following refurbishment work which exposed workers to asbestos.
Sheffield Countryside Conservation Trust (SCCT) has been prosecuted following a tree felling operation which resulted to injuries to members of the public.
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