Health & Safety at Work: An Overview
In this episode of the podcast I deal with a suggested topic from a podcast listener who emailed and said:
In this episode I will cover:
- The protection from detriment provided by Section 44 of the Employment Rights Act 1996.
- Unfair dismissal protection for employees who raise health and safety issues.
- Basic health and safety obligations as set out in the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974.
- Minimum legal requirements.
- How individual Directors, business owners and managers can be liable for health and safety breaches.
- Considerations in respect of mental health and protecting from risks to mental health safety.
- Check to ensure that you comply with the minimum requirements of the Health and Safety Act Work Act 1974.
- Review your procedures and policies to ensure they are fit for purpose.
- Undertake any risk assessments.
- Ensure that your managers have training and a good understanding of the legal requirements.
- If you are unsure how this affects your business, please give us a call – 01983 897003 – 023 8098 2006 – 01722 653001
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