The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published new guidance on how it deals with reports of work-related stress, with a reminder that it is not the appropriate body to investigate concerns “solely related to individual cases of bullying or harassment, but may consider this if there is evidence of a wider organisational failing”.
Musculoskeletal harm now accounts for 27 per cent of all work-related disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) lost in New Zealand, according to a report from the country’s health and safety regulator, WorkSafe. A DALY is defined by the World Health Organization as one lost “healthy” life year.
A new joint campaign urging the UK government to introduce a law to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace has been launched by an alliance of unions, women’s rights organisations and the Trades Union Congress (TUC).
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is to renew efforts to promote its management standards to tackle work-related stress after signs that the regulator’s Helping Great Britain Work Well campaign has stalled.
A survey recently completed by SC Johnson ProfessionalTM showed that only one in four outdoor workers wore sun protection cream during 2018’s summer months – despite this being one of the hottest summers on record with above average hours of sunshine.