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Making the workplace a safer place with spill pallets

17th November 2014
It seems that those who preach the benefits of health and safety in the workplace are often the source of amusement and ridicule on TV from comedians and social commentators. Whilst the focus of jokes about health and safety usually revolve around the mor... Read >
Author: Barney Fougere

Is the Introduction of Zero Hours Contracts Useful or an Additional Complication?

05th June 2013
Copyright (c) 2013 Alison Withers It is reported that increasing numbers of employers in the UK have been using the relatively new concept of Zero Hours Contracts when recruiting staff. Using these contracts allows employers to have workers on call ... Read >
Author: Ali Withers

Breach of Employment Contract

27th June 2012
In the event that you believe that your employer has acted unfairly towards you or has made changes to your work or job without your agreement, then your employer could be legally liable for breach of contract. The employment law in the UK understands... Read >
Author: Clark_Taylor

Why Employee Handbook is important for Employee?

22nd February 2012
What is an employee handbook? An employee handbook is the most important document for any new employee in a Company. It provides the employee an insight of the Company, its dealings, various policies, expected code of conduct, expectation of the Comp... Read >
Author: ajayshirma

Confiscation Proceedings Need Not Always Take Your House Away!

21st February 2012
The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 has meant that confiscation proceedings are much more routinely brought these days for all manner of crimes. Now the Crown can assume that everything you have and everything that went through your bank accounts over the last... Read >
Author: Mark Jenner

The importance of carrying out a UXO survey

15th February 2012
UXO abbreviates Unexploded Ordinance, a term used to describe unexploded grenades, bullets, artillery shells and mortars. A UXB is an Unexploded Bomb, and many UXOs and UXBs remain today on ex military training areas or areas targeted by air raids in Worl... Read >
Author: elazcross

7 Steps To Making A Work Accident Claim

10th January 2012
Copyright (c) 2011 Julie Glynn Before you decide to make a work accident claim, you need to know exactly how the process works, allowing you to understand what is happening at each stage. Although every case will differ, there are 7 main steps to f... Read >
Author: Julie Glynn

How to Become a Health & Safety Officer in the UK

01st December 2011
A health and safety officer (also known as a HSO) monitors how an organisation complies with health and safety law, and provides advice to both companies and employers on safe working environments. A HSO will usually work for the Health and Safety Executi... Read >
Author: Mark Armstrong

Personal Protective Equipment - The Legal Framework Explained

24th November 2011
Are you required to use or wear personal protective equipment at work? Whether you're employed, contracted or work as a self employed individual who has been contracted to work for someone else, it is essential that you understand the current legal requir... Read >
Author: Justin Arnold

Scaffolding and ladder safety on a construction site.

17th October 2011
Through being a no win, no fee accident at work legal firm, we come across many injured claimants who have hurt themselves on a badly managed construction site. A large proportion of construction accidents occur due to people falling from scaffolding or l... Read >
Author: StephLawson

What are the Essential Components of a Successful Office Fitout?

14th October 2011
Not all office fitouts and workstations fitouts follow the same pattern, with many businesses requiring solutions to unique problems, but there are some components of the office fitout that are regarded as essential to building a successful workplace. Whe... Read >
Author: John k. Taylor

Workplace Accidents

12th October 2011
A recent report revealed work accidents in Scotland in 2010 cost 187 million, despite the fact the Health and Safety Executive has strict regulations in place to prevent such events from happening. This worrying statistic shows that employers are repeate... Read >
Author: Richard Godden

Guidelines of Heavy Machinery Lifting Equipments

11th October 2011
In the world of manufacturing and industry, the use of heavy machinery is sometimes vital for certain aspects of the production process. This enables us to create products that otherwise would take an enormous workforce to handle. The problem we have is ... Read >
Author: caitlyn

Avoiding Disasters in Plastic Surgery

07th September 2011
Plastic surgeries are dangerous to just neglect factors of safety. It is your health and safety, or even your life, at risk the moment you enter the operating room and permit the surgeon to slice on a body part. Therefore, it is crucial to choose the righ... Read >
Author: terrybayer

Scaffolding Towers Review: The Super-Speedy 80 Light Trade Alloy Tower

28th June 2011
Scaffolding towers are a great choice over ladders in a great deal of work-at-height projects. For example, if the work is to be of long duration, it's much safer and more comfortable for workers to use the wide platforms of a scaffold tower, rather than ... Read >
Author: Reynaldo Branch
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