A new international standard for occupational safety and health, ISO 45001, is set to be published next year. In advance of a roundtable discussion about the standard at November's Institution of Occupational Safety and Health conference, Marcus Boocock looks at how organisations can get ready for the standard.
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.
John Bracken and Nancy Goldman-Edwards are trainee solicitors and Chris McAvoy, Lucy Sorell and Rachael Wake are associates at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.
In DLA Piper's latest case report, a Court of Appeal decision highlights the need for employers to invest time and resources into investigating disciplinary allegations.
A table setting out the statutory record-keeping requirements.
A model policy and procedure to set out the rules on the organisation's accident investigation.
A table listing the specified injuries that employers are required to report to the enforcing authorities.
A table listing the suggested number of first-aiders or appointed persons that might be needed in relation to categories of risk and number of employees.
The law on health and safety consultation, first aid, employers' liability insurance, the reporting of injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences (RIDDOR), and safety signs and signals.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to work-related accidents and illnesses.