Health and safety

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Putting it simply- What is Health and Safety Law?

Posted: 07 March

Health and Safety Law is made up of acts of parliament and regulations. The main piece of legislation is the Health and Safety at Work Etc. Act 1975. However, many specific work activities such as construction work, working...

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Health and safety basics to protect your business – who’s in charge?

Posted: 07 December

The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 set out what employers are required to do to manage health and safety within the legislation. Every business is required to appoint a competent person There is a specific...

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Extreme Heat – Know your rights as an employee and your duties as an employer.

Posted: 11 August

The Health and Safety Executive has published advice in relation to working in extreme heat that the UK is currently experiencing. We set out below the headlines and duties of both an employee and employer. Rights of an...

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Health and Safety statistics- unpacked

Posted: 18 July

Non-fatal Work-Related Injuries In Great Britain, statistics published by the Health and Safety Executive show that in 2020/21 there were 1.7 million workers who suffered from a work-related illness. This includes: 822,000 workers that suffered from work-related stress, depression,...

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Deputyship Orders

In recent years, the perceived stigma around mental health and health care issues have...

- 17 May 2024

Intervenors in Care Proceedings

In care proceedings, the parties are usually the Local Authority who made the application...

- 29 April 2024

Non-Accidental Injury and Care Proceedings

What happens after Children’s Services becomes involved? Following a referral to Children’s Services in...

- 22 April 2024