Health and safety procedures

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  • Date:
    6 June 2017
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    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.

  • Date:
    16 February 2017
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    As reports emerge that employees at Lloyd's of London have been banned from drinking alcohol during the working day, we look at issues employers need to consider when enforcing alcohol or drug policies.

  • Date:
    12 August 2016
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence estimates the cost of alcohol-related absenteeism in England at £1.7 billion per year. We provide five tips for employers to respond to employee substance misuse.

  • Podcast: Substance misuse in the workplace

    Date:
    12 August 2016
    Type:
    Audio and video

    We discuss how employers can support employees with substance misuse issues and respond to drug- or alcohol-related incidents in the workplace.

  • Accident investigation policy and procedure

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model policy and procedure to set out the rules on the organisation's accident investigation.

  • First-aid policy and procedure

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model policy and procedure to set out the organisation's rules on the provision of first aid.

  • Safety training

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    The law on safety training, including the duty to take reasonable care for the health, safety and welfare at work of employees, Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, training related to work equipment, first aid, display screen equipment, manual handling, food safety and hygiene, and employers' duties under health and safety legislation.

  • Alcohol and drug testing contract clause

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    Updated to take into account the impact of the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016 on the use of psychoactive substances, formerly known as "legal highs".

  • Alcohol and drug testing policy

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    Updated to take into account the impact of the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016 on the use of psychoactive substances, formerly known as "legal highs".

  • Violence at work policy and procedure

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model policy and procedure to set out the company's rules on violence at work and the steps to be taken to reduce the health and safety risks associated with violence.

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