Work-related stress has skyrocketed

Work-related stress has skyrocketed

2020 was the year the world was turned on its head and recent studies suggest work-related stress has skyrocketed. Emily Pearson considers how home working, the UK government’s furlough scheme and being on the front line have all had an impact and provides...
Who is your Competent Person?

Who is your Competent Person?

As an employer, you must appoint a competent person or people to help you meet your health and safety legal duties. A competent person should have the skills, knowledge and experience to be able to recognise hazards in your business and help you put sensible controls...
ISO 45003

ISO 45003

In January I was interviewed by IOSH about the forthcoming ISO 45003. It will be the first global standard that will give employers practical guidance on how to manage psychosocial risks to staff in the workplace. It is something that applies to all businesses and...