Employers must protect workers from injury or harm to health which could happen as a result of work-related activity. This includes taking reasonable steps to protect your workers and others from coronavirus (COVID-19). During the outbreak, HSE has worked with others to develop guidance about current issues with PPE (personal protective equipment).
This is an extremely worrying time for firms and workers. We know many workers, union reps and employers have questions and concerns about safe working – especially for those continuing to work away from home. This joint statement between the Health and Safety Executive, the TUC and the CBI is intended to clarify the position. […]
This guidance is for the person reporting, usually the employer (known as the ‘responsible person’). Members of the public and non-work-related cases There is no requirement under RIDDOR (The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013) to report incidents of disease or deaths of members of the public, patients, care home residents or […]
OSHAssociation as a professional body has maintained its advocacy, specialised training and awareness events during the outbreak and supported the response to COVID-19 by various government authorities and businesses. We recognised the threat presented by COVID-19 to workers, businesses, the broader community and our people, and we have advised employers to allow their employees to […]
OSHA has issued new Guidance on Returning to Work to help employers as they reopen nonessential businesses and have employees return to work during the evolving COVID-19 pandemic. “The guidance supplements the U.S. Department of Labor’s and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ previously developed Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 and the White House’s Guidelines for Opening Up America Again,” […]