Occupational Health and Safety

Ensuring health and safety standards is vital – we can help by providing essential guidance

Employers have a duty – often enforced by law – to protect their staff from injury or illness in the workplace. This can range from keeping the workplace free of hazards to taking care of employee wellbeing. Occupational health and safety covers a very broad range of issues, and so business owners need advice on how to ensure standards and requirements are fully met. These articles should help provide valuable guidance.


Employee Health Assessments for SMEs

Employee Health Assessments for SMEs

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Employee Health Assessments for SMEs

Marcus Herbert, Corporate Operations Specialist at Nuffield Health, explores the value of intelligent personal health assessments for SMEs

Does Your SME Need a Lone Working Policy?

Does Your SME Need a Lone Working Policy?

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Does Your SME Need a Lone Working Policy?

We explore why lone working policies are an important component of every SME's Health & Safety process, and how to go about writing one that's tailored to your employees

Safety Systems for Commercial Vehicles

Safety Systems for Commercial Vehicles

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Safety Systems for Commercial Vehicles

It’s important to keep your staff safe when they get behind the wheel. These safety solutions should do the trick for any business with commercial vehicles

New Recruits' Health Not up to the Job?

New Recruits' Health Not up to the Job?

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New Recruits' Health Not up to the Job?

How to manage a new recruit who's too sick to work, and an employee who's given misleading health information.

2 Tips for Managing Sick Leave and GP Visits

2 Tips for Managing Sick Leave and GP Visits

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2 Tips for Managing Sick Leave and GP Visits

Check whether you can force an employee to take sick leave and whether people need to clock-off for GP visits.

Managing Employee Medical Issues

Managing Employee Medical Issues

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Managing Employee Medical Issues

Dealing with medical conditions in the workplace - when you can terminate contracts and handling personal data.