Outdoor work and wind risks of coronavirus

26 May 2020

Scientists have been looking at the ways in which weather conditions, such as a light breeze at an outdoor work site, could affect the risk associated with the coronavirus.

HSE reminder on water systems safety in lockdown

21 May 2020

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has reminded building occupiers, businesses and other duty holders restarting operations after the COVID-19 shutdown to review their water systems maintenance arrangements to avoid creating a public health hazard from waterborne bacteria such as legionella.

The privacy implications of workplace testing

20 May 2020

With the Government encouraging more people to return to work, assuming they are not among the group who can work from home, employers are having to think seriously about what measures they will need to ensure workplace safety.

3 tests before your people go back to work

19 May 2020

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) says businesses should pass three tests before bringing their people back to work, in order to ensure employees feel safe in the workplace.