Homeworking: A guide to employer responsibilities for health and safety

With the advent of homeworking becoming more prevalent, it's become increasingly important for employers to know what they need to do in order to ensure the health and safety of their employees working at home. The phrase 'working from home' actually covers a wide range of jobs. According to research conducted by the Health and... Continue Reading →

Display screen equipment – Is your workstation set up correctly?

As we discussed in our post on DSE regulations, display screen equipment (DSE) can give rise to a variety of ill health conditions when used habitually. The most prevalent damage to users is repetitive strain injury (RSI), which is a general term used to describe the pain felt in muscles, nerves and tendons caused by... Continue Reading →

DSE Risk Assessment: 7 simple steps to safeguard staff

‘Desk jockeys’ are at risk from a range of health and safety issues, with back pain alone responsible for 7.6 million lost work days every year. One major factor is the use of display screen equipment (defined by the Health and Safety Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 as any alphanumeric or graphic display screen), which... Continue Reading →

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