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.
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.
We discuss how employers can support employees with substance misuse issues and respond to drug- or alcohol-related incidents in the workplace.
A model policy and procedure to set out the rules on the organisation's accident investigation.
A model policy and procedure to set out the organisation's rules on the provision of first aid.
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.
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.
A model policy and procedure to set out the organisation's rules on asbestos and the steps to be taken to reduce the health risks associated with this substance.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to health and safety procedures.