Health and safety briefings

Health and safety briefings

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Download now: Health and safety briefing on identifying workplace risks due to COVID-19, clarifying whether there is an increased risk for BAME workers and mitigating these risks. Managing disparities in risk: The role of ethnicity in COVID-19 health and safety
Download now: The Health and Safety Executive has released new criteria which explain how and in what circumstances it will respond employee complaints about work-related stress. This briefing explains the HSE’s approach and signposts reps to further information. Complaining to the enforcing authority about work-related stress
Download now: Prospect's energy sector health and safety bulletin for April 2019, looking the our recent health and safety conference, DNO incidents and a new air pollution campaign. Energy sector health and safety bulletin April 2019
Download now: Summary of dangerous incidents (DINs), suspensions of operational practice (SOPs) and national equipment defect reports (NEDeRS) reported by members of the Energy Networks Association in February and March. Distribution Network Operators: February and March DINs and SOPs
Download now: This update looks at unpaid overtime, Workers' Memorial Day and the factors influencing a successful return to work Prospect health and safety bulletin March 2019
Download now: In this edition, we look at a study examining the stress levels of working mums and whether mental ill health and musculoskeletal pain are linked. Plus, we have information about the health and safety conference. Energy sector health and safety bulletin, February 2019
Download now: In this edition, we look at a study examining the stress levels of working mums and whether mental ill health and musculoskeletal pain are linked. Plus, we have information about the health and safety conference. Health and safety bulletin February 2019
Download now: In this edition, we look at incident reports from DNOs, a study on mental health first aid, new figures showing a steep decline in council safety inspections and the number of audits carried out by fire services Energy health and safety bulletin, January 2019
Download now: Energy sector health and safety bulletin for November 2018, looking at Prospect's new guide to preventing stress, national statistics showing work-related stress is rising and a new guide to tackling workplace diesel emissions Energy health and safety bulletin November 2018
Download now: A briefing looking at the dangers of vibration in the workplace, focusing on hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) and whole-body vibration (WBF) Health and safety briefing on vibration at work
Download now: Guidance that newly appointed H&S reps can give their line managers to explain their role Safety rep appointment – guidance for line managers
Download now: Role profile to go with newly appointed H&S rep welcome letter Safety rep appointment – role profile
Download now: Welcome letter for newly-appointed H&S reps. Sent by pitch team admin staff. Enclose: role profile 2016/01206;
info for line manager 2016/01205; Brown Book 2015 edition Health and safety rep welcome letter
Download now: The Equality Act 2010 introduced a new provision whereby employers may not ask applicants for employment about their health or any disability before selecting them to interview or offering a job. This briefing highlights EHRC research and guidance produced for employers and also for job applicants. Pre-employment health questions
Download now: 19 July 2012 is the 40th anniversary of the report behind the Health & Safety at Work Act, a “bold and far-reaching piece of legislation” that has improved and saved the lives of countless UK workers. Celebrating 40 years from the launch of the Robens report, Prospect has compiled 40 stories from the Health and Safety Executive’s front line. Forty at 40