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: This toolkit will help health and safety representatives to: assess their organisation’s performance in managing the causes of work-related stress; evaluate their employer’s stress risk assessment; and have a clear focus on implementing primary-level interventions to prevent or minimise the causes of work-related stress. Toolkit: How good is my employer’s stress risk assessment?
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