Every employer has a duty of care towards their employees—but how far does that duty extend? When they are in the workplace, this duty is fully in force. However, what if their work takes them off site? What if an accident occurs during work time outside of your premises? In this article, we look at the responsibilities of employers and how to keep your off-site employees safe.
First, what are your main responsibilities as an employer? Your duty of care is to ensure, as far as possible, the health, safety, and welfare of your staff while at work. This means conducting a risk assessment to spot health and safety hazards.
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