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Government has ‘no plans’ for maximum working temperature

The UK government has rejected the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) report’s call to set an upper temperature limit for workplaces to help workers cope during heatwaves.

Emailing on train commute should ‘count as working day’, UWE researchers say

The time employees spend checking and sending emails during their daily commute should be counted as work, a new study suggests.

MPs recommend statutory maximum workplace temperature

A parliamentary committee has called on the UK government to consult on introducing a maximum workplace temperature, especially for work that involves significant physical effort, to tackle lower employee productivity during heatwaves. 


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Lone worker Special: Field studies

With more people working alone than ever, training has to keep pace if staff are to manage new and more complex risk. 

Lone worker Special: Lone but not alone

Reduced contact with remote and lone workers makes supporting their wellbeing and spotting early symptoms of mental health problems harder. 

Network Rail: Fast track to recovery

Britain’s railway network operator is sending its traumatic incident management standard down the line.