Caring for head and mind

31 March 2020

Caring for head and mind Mates in Mind was established by the Health in Construction Leadership Group with the support of the British Safety Council in 2017 to help employers to promote positive mental health among their staff. Iris Cepero reports on its work to date.

It’s not about fashion

31 March 2020

The growing focus on promoting good mental health at work must not come at the expense of tackling traditional ‘physical’ occupational health problems such as harmful noise exposure, says Lawrence Waterman.

More to scaffolding than meets the eye

31 March 2020

The National Access & Scaffolding Confederation strives to ensure high safety standards among those who erect and dismantle scaffolds, says David Mosley.

New Climate Change Adaptation Standard

31 March 2020

A new international standard has been launched to help businesses assess and adapt to the impact of climate change on their operations, says Dr Keith Whitehead.

Managing annual leave during coronavirus

30 March 2020

With the coronavirus situation escalating, many employers in a position to stay open may be wondering how they should manage annual leave requests. Ben McCarthy, lead researcher and employment law writer at Croner-I, examines this in more detail below.

Rail replacement and drivers’ hours

30 March 2020

This article is designed to look at the legislation that is in place, the required record keeping and the operators’ responsibilities in the PSV world of rail replacement.