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RISK ASSESSMENT

Accurate risk assessments

A case has highlighted the potential danger of relying on generic, rather than site-specific, risk assessments. What’s to know? More...

RISK ASSESSMENT

The devil is in the detail

You know how important it is to get your risk assessments right. So what should you now be doing to ensure yours give proper legal protection? What’s the court’s current thinking? More...

RISK ASSESSMENT

Risk assessment for pregnant staff - what’s happening?

A recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) judgment suggests that you may no longer need to carry out risk assessments for pregnant staff. But should you really follow this decision? More...

RISK ASSESSMENT - CASE LAW

Burden on employer to prove risk assessment

A recent Court of Appeal decision has highlighted the employer’s legal duty to risk assess and, where reasonably practicable, to take necessary steps to reduce risks. What can you learn from the findings? More...

RISK MANAGEMENT

Where does your responsibility end?

For employers, a key defence to health and safety prosecutions is that an event is unforeseeable or that staff have been negligent. However, this principle has recently been challenged in the Court of Appeal. What’s the latest? More...
Last updated: 14.12.2018

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