Contracts and subcontracting

4 September 2020

I want to use a particular contractor to do part of the work for my current project. Are there any rules I need to follow?

Cleaning after suspected coronavirus case

4 September 2020

We are aware of the need to review our workplace cleaning regime due to Covid-19. What are the requirements for cleaning if a person with suspected Covid-19 has been sent home from work?

Storage of hand sanitiser

3 September 2020

I work for a company that has bought and is storing significant amounts of hand sanitiser, is this safe? What are the rules about storage and quantities?

Embedding Covid-19 Secure procedures

27 August 2020

My organisation wishes to develop a campaign to help embed appropriate behaviours in relation to the control of virus transmission in the workplace. What should we consider in such a campaign?

Asbestos classification

27 August 2020

We suspect that some insulating material on our site contains asbestos and are having it removed. I understand that construction and demolition waste must be consigned as hazardous waste if it contains more than 0.1% asbestos. Does this refer to the concentration of asbestos in an entire skipload of construction waste, or to the insulation material alone?

Reassuring employees and stakeholders

20 August 2020

We have put in place appropriate measures based upon the UK Government’s Covid-19 secure guidelines. How can we assure our employees and other stakeholders that we are taking all the measures necessary?

Specification for face coverings

13 August 2020

We have decided to provide our employees with face coverings if they wish to wear them, eg when travelling on public transport or for shops or cafes at lunch. Are there any specific standards for face coverings and what, as an employer, is our duty in relation to advising employees on the use of face coverings?