Employers are not doing enough to support the transition to a hybrid work model, according to Deloitte’s second Women at Work survey, which found that respondents experience a lack of flexibility and are feeling excluded
The death of an engineer who was fatally crushed when a 20-tonne piston fell on him would not have happened had an adequate risk assessment been carried out beforehand, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspector who investigated the case has told IOSH magazine.
An employment tribunal has ruled that a House of Commons employee with a longstanding musculoskeletal (MSK) condition was victimised and subjected to discrimination after her employer brought ‘heavy-handed and punitive’ disciplinary proceedings against her.
The Building Safety Bill received Royal Assent last Thursday (28 April) although many of its provisions will only come into force in a year to 18 months’ time to provide industry with sufficient time to prepare.
Advice from a competent person would probably have stopped a wall collapsing onto an eight-year-old child, which led to her having her big toe amputated, said the inspector from GB Health and Safety Executive (HSE) who investigated the case.