Welcome to Briefings. Here you can find briefings written by Workplace Law consultants and industry experts pertaining to the area of health and safety.
Briefings provide in-depth research into specific subjects and major topics such as CDM guidance, fire safety and slips, trips and falls to help you gain a better understanding of the main issues.
You can search through the Briefings by title, date or key word by using the simple A-Z finder below. Each Briefing is fully downloadable as a PDF file.
We are continually updating this section to cover all major topics of most use to you in your workplace; however, if there is anything not currently covered then please get in touch with your suggestions.
The Private Finance Initiative (PFI) has always been subject to criticism, but is now something of a pariah. Once New Labour’s preferred procurement technique for capital infrastructure, PFI ...Read more
This health and safety briefing is based on research into health and safety leadership, and in it, Peter Hall discusses whether managers and directors know enough to be responsible. Peter del...Read more
This spring Workplace Law carried out one of the biggest surveys in the facilities management industry with over 500 respondents. Interestingly, one of the questions was about health and safety man...Read more
With the Olympic Games opening in just a few weeks, many workers will aim to avoid traffic hold ups by working from home. They will join the hundreds of thousands of workers who are already routine...Read more
|1.||Holiday pay ruling could cripple British businesses||Blog post|
|2.||Ten top tips to ensure the safety of employees during the summer months||Blog post|
|4.||Employers have lost the ability to handle redundancy humanely||Blog post|
|6.||Don’t let World Cup fever damage your business||Blog post|
|7.||Defibrillators in the workplace keeping your employees safe||Blog post|
|8.||How Portable Appliance Testing saves lives and money||Blog post|
|9.||40 Years of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974||WPL TV news|
|10.||Consultation opens on guidance to help reduce fire risk at waste management sites||Blog post|
|1.||Ten top tips to ensure the safety of employees during the summer months||Blog post|
|2.||Consultation opens on guidance to help reduce fire risk at waste management sites||Blog post|
|3.||How Portable Appliance Testing saves lives and money||Blog post|
|4.||Defibrillators in the workplace keeping your employees safe||Blog post|
|5.||Government offers response to review of HSE||Blog post|
|6.||Cleaning policies for toilet and washing facilities – what do FMs need to know?||Feature|
|7.||Recognising electrical hazards||Blog post|
|8.||Ten reasons why you should walk to / from work||Blog post|
|9.||Illness and injuries in the workplace||Blog post|
|10.||The United Arab Emirates: fast becoming an oasis for the health and safety professional||Blog post|