Programme for stress management

20 May 2021

My organisation has set itself the broad objective of improving how we manage stress. How can I set up a programme to achieve this?

The need for hand sanitiser

13 May 2021

Our business is desk-based and non customer-facing. With restrictions lifting, will we still need to provide hand sanitiser in the workplace?

Health and safety audits in-house

6 May 2021

We intend to carry out a series of health and safety audits to ensure we are managing risks effectively. The Managing Director has requested that this is undertaken in-house. What is good practice in relation to this?

Health surveillance for dermatitis

30 April 2021

A risk assessment has identified employees whose hands are exposed to substances that can cause dermatitis. Do we need to introduce health surveillance and if so what should this cover?

Recycling compostable cups

19 April 2021

We are a small independent village bakery offering a takeaway service. Recently, we switched to compostable coffee cups which we understand to be better for the environment. Our local authority will not accept these in the trade waste recycling bin — what should we do with them?

Travelling for work in the pandemic

15 April 2021

We have employees who need to travel overseas for work purposes. Where permitted, we want to continue sending them abroad. What should we be doing to ensure their health and safety?