Employee health

New and updated

  • Type:
    Legal timetable

    The Regulations, which implement the Physical Agents (Vibration) Directive, impose duties on employers to protect employees who may be exposed to the risk of vibration at work, and other persons who may be affected by the work, whether they are at work or not.

  • Type:
    Legal timetable

    The Regulations amend the Employer's Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999 by adding to the list of employers who are exempted from the requirements of the Employer's Liability (Defective Equipment and Compulsory Insurance) (Northern Ireland) Order 1972, Part III to insure and maintain insurance against liability for personal injury suffered by their employees and arising out of and in the course of their employment.

  • When is hand-arm vibration hazardous?

    Type:
    FAQs

  • High hurdles to clear hinder stress-related injury claims

    Date:
    21 June 2005
    Type:
    Law reports

    Guidelines were set out by the Court of Appeal in Sutherland v Hatton [2002] IRLR when determining whether an employer is liable for psychiatric injury caused by stress at work. But what is the position when stress results in physical injury?

  • Points of procedure

    Date:
    10 June 2005
    Type:
    Law reports

    A review of recent significant cases on practice and procedure in the employment tribunals, EAT and Court of Appeal.

  • Case round-up: Stress at work

    Date:
    31 May 2005
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering stress at work.

  • Harassment/employer's liability: Claim under Protection from Harassment Act 1997 fails

    Date:
    13 May 2005
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Banks v Ablex Ltd, the Court of Appeal holds that the claimant suffered a depressive disorder, allegedly as a result of the conduct of a colleague, but failed to establish that a course of conduct had taken place that could be properly described as harassment under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997, in that she failed to show that the misconduct had occurred on at least two occasions.

  • Confidentiality of OH records confirmed

    Date:
    1 May 2005
    Type:
    Law reports

    The importance of a recent Court of Appeal decision on the confidentiality of information held by occupational health departments has been clarified in a new commentary on the case.

  • Case round up

    Date:
    3 April 2005
    Type:
    Law reports

    Sarah Collins of Addleshaw Goddard brings you a comprehensive update on the latest decisions that could affect your organisation and advice on what to do about them.

  • Employers' liability: Hatton guidance must be applied carefully

    Date:
    25 March 2005
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Hartman v South Essex Mental Health and Community Care NHS Trust and other appeals, the Court of Appeal holds that, for a stress at work case to succeed, it must be shown that the injury was not too remote.