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).
A jury has found Hampshire County Council guilty of breaching s 3(1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act after a six-year-old girl sustained a serious head injury in an incident involving a defective bollard.
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 manufacturer of luxury camping – or “glamping” – pods that closed earlier this year is to appeal its fine. The £32,000 penalty was handed down after its failure to comply with an improvement notice relating to noise exposure.
The safety officer in charge of Sheffield Wednesday Football Club at the time of the Hillsborough disaster has been fined £6,500 for failing to ensure there were adequate turnstile arrangements in operation to prevent the buildup of large crowds.