What happened? In recent court proceedings, a company has been found liable for the death of a worker struck by an excavator. During the night shift on a construction site in Stratford, Kevin Campbell, a site operative, was fatally struck by an
A ruthless killer One of the biggest causes of death and disability in the UK is strokes. Strokes cause around 32,000 deaths in England every year and whilst the number is still high, it has been cut in half over the past 15 years.
What happened In recent court proceedings, an events management company has been fined for failure to provide safe working conditions during the lifting and moving of a 14-foot-wide park home chassis. On the 5th of July 2018 employees at
Human resource management One of the biggest challenges we hear our human resources contacts talk about is inductions. It seems that no matter who we speak to, nobody likes doing them. Introducing a new team member should be exciting, but
Workplace productivity is vital to your business. Improving it can grow your business and increase its profitability. When we talk about workplace productivity we’re really talking about employee productivity. Your employees are your company’s
Stress causes a lot of problems if left unchecked and can have a severe detrimental impact on employee wellbeing, motivation and overall productivity. For that reason, reducing stress in the workplace is essential when it comes to remaining happy and
Risky Business Working at Height is a high-risk activity, sadly, 40 workers died in the UK last year after accidents involving heights. Employer Responsibilities Employers are responsible for not only providing the correct access and safety
The HSE has released its figures for 2018/19 RIDDOR fatalities, and it’s not good news for the UK workforce. Are we doing enough? If we were forced to pick some good news from the figures, it would simply be that matters have not got any worse.