Enhanced to include information on ionising radiation.
The UK has been hit by three terrorist attacks in less than three months. These tragic events highlight the need to have a disaster contingency plan in place.
A manager who refused to take a "for cause" drug test was fairly dismissed because his employer was entitled to expect him to set an example for other staff, according to an employment tribunal.
Additional information on the law on specific health and safety hazards for NHS employers, including guidance on blood-borne viruses, latex allergies and sharps injuries. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on health and safety.
A model policy to provide guidelines for managers and employees on minimising the risk of staff contracting diseases at work and on dealing with infections if contracted.
A model letter reminding employees of their responsibilities in relation to the control of infectious diseases in the workplace.
Practical guidance on implementing drug and alcohol testing of employees, including data protection issues and random and "with cause" testing.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to hazard identification and risk management.