Winter absences
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Oct 2019
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Tips on Managing Staff Absences in Winter

Winter is the peak time for staff absences due to illnesses, holidays and the bad weather preventing employees travelling to work. With the NHS planning its biggest flu campaign in history, now is the best time to start planning for inevitable staff absences which are likely to affect UK businesses. Follow the tips below to […]
restart a heart day 2019
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Oct 2019
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Restart a Heart Day 2019 – Learn how to save a life

The 16th October 2019 is World Restart a Heart Day; a global initiative which aims to improve the low numbers of people surviving out-of-hospital cardiac arrests. Organisations all over the world are coming together to increase public awareness of cardiac arrests and the number of people trained in life saving CPR. This will hopefully increase […]
drugs and alcohol
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Oct 2019
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Drug and Alcohol Use in the Construction Industry

A recent survey conducted by the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) has found that the majority of UK construction workers are concerned about how drugs and alcohol effect their workforce. The survey, which included over 1200 participants found that 59% of them have concerns or issues related to drugs and alcohol in the workplace. The survey […]
construction worker
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Oct 2019
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Health Surveillance for Construction Workers

Health surveillance is a means of detecting any harmful changes to someone’s health as early as possible to help identify if corrective action is needed. It is a statutory risk-based system of ongoing health checks when exposing workers to harmful substances or activities. It allows an employer to identify any ill health symptoms early and […]