When starting a business there are many different things to consider, from where your premises will be, to how many staff and what positions you hire first.
Since the Grenfell Tower fire in London last year, fire safety in tower blocks has been brought to the forefront of UK workplace health and safety, writes Peninsula law health and safety director, Russell Corlett.
When it comes to the health, safety and wellbeing of those in your employ, do you treat everyone the same, including your temporary workers?
Innovation within a company can come in many forms and, for Alton Towers, its 2018 business agenda includes bringing a wooden roller coaster called Wicker Man to life – in conjunction with fire.
A new survey has reported that 61 per cent of men have not received any information on their company’s workplace health and safety policies – despite the fact that 54 per cent of men work in a hazardous role.
Driving a car is a skill many take for granted, but for a fleet driver it can take its toll regularly driving for hours on end. What driver assistance technology is out there to help keep them safe?
Charlie Mullins believes a rational approach is best when it comes to dealing with Britain’s recent hot weather – not trade union scare tactics.
Jan Cavelle continues to chronicle the end of her manufacturing firm by explaining how health and safety failings and incompetence were a big contributor.
If you’re having trouble sleeping, turn back now – when it comes to nightmare colleagues, we’ve got commentary on employees from hell who will give you sleepless nights.
QA International has delved into the world of data to bring us a comparison of health and safety in the workplace across Europe.
What are human factors? If you don’t know, you’re not alone – they’re the cause of 80 per cent of incidents in the workplace. Real Business spoke with Neil Clark, founder of Integrated Human Factors (IHF), about how he applied his experience in the Royal Air Force and engineering to clients like the NHS.
With winter fast approaching, business owners should be reminded of their responsibility to protect workers against the cold in order to reduce the risk of workplace incidents and sickness absence.