As an employer, you have many responsibilities to your staff. For new staff, this means ensuring they have everything they need to become an integral part of the team. In terms of health and safety, they need to be brought up to speed quickly with hazards, the risks posed and actions taken to minimise these risks. How well structured is your health and safety induction process for new staff? [Read more…]
Any organisation that promotes staff collaboration across all its practices and procedures is a strong one. When it comes to health and safety, however, there are undoubtedly many benefits to including your team, at every point.
For any business employing more than five employees, a robust and workable health and safety policy and practices are legally required. Forward-thinking organisations see past the ‘minimum’ they must do, making health and safety and the physical and mental well-being of their employees a priority.
So how does staff collaboration make safety processes more robust?
PPE 2018 regulations provide a basis for best practice when it comes to supplying your staff with the correct personal protection equipment (PPE).
The case for ISO certification regardless of the size of a business or organisation, sector or industry has never been stronger. But what pressures and challenges are businesses facing today? What challenges does the future have in store?[Read more…]
Health and safety has, for a long time, concentrated on keeping workers physically safe at work. It was a response to the issues that were prevalent across industries that saw workers faced with unacceptable risks. Dramatically reducing both the number of fatalities and injuries each year at work, attention is now being on the ‘health’ of health and safety. But what does this actually mean?[Read more…]
Café owners along with other businesses operating in the catering and hospitality industry deal with a unique set of risks, hazards and health & safety responsibilities. It is essential that every café owner, along with their staff, are aware of what these are and that there are appropriate health and safety measures in place to minimise risks.[Read more…]