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 growing number of women are experiencing difficulties at work because they are struggling with menopausal symptoms, often in silence – but there are ways that responsible employers can help. This video shows health and safety managers how to spot the signs and offer support.
A growing number of women in their 40s and 50s are leaving the workplace because they are struggling with menopausal symptoms, often in silence. Employers and health professionals must offer better support and education, enabling all women to flourish in their careers.
In Paramount Shopfitting Co Ltd v Rix, the former employer of the deceased, who had died of mesothelioma, appealed against a decision that the employee’s widow had suffered a loss of financial dependency, and questioned how that loss should be quantified.
Companies who monitor the driving behaviour of staff may be able to contribute to their employee’s long-term health and wellbeing by spotting early signs of Alzheimer’s disease, a new study has revealed.
A SCUBA equipment supply company has been fined £9,300 and ordered to pay £11,000 costs after providing a diving school with contaminated air that led to children being taken so ill during a training session that one ended up in an induced coma.