How can businesses enable agile working when procuring electrical and ergonomic home office equipment? Stephen Roberts, a specialist in workstation power, connectivity and ergonomics, discusses the duty of care to remote-working employees.
Ignoring the risks of whole-body vibration exposure can lead to misery for vehicle operators, and hefty sickness bills for their employers. As industry ramps up after extended shutdowns, the risks could be more present than ever.
A European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) report exploring the health risks associated with prolonged static sitting at work has outlined a range of measures that employers should include in a prevention strategy to enhance employee protection.
Covid disruption, wide scale furloughing of workers and a 10% reduction in weekly hours worked has been accompanied by a 28% year-on-year increase in the number of work-related fatal accidents, according to Great Britain’s annual fatality statistics.
An international research project which has studied the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) among female workers in ready-made garment (RMG) factories in Bangladesh has found a high MSD burden among those working long hours in non-OSH compliant
New research into preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and the risk factors for women, migrants and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) workers has been published by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA).