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
|2.||Machine guards and safety devices||Guide|
|3.||Glass and glazing||Guide|
|4.||Forklift truck safety||Guide|
|8.||Dress codes - Health and safety issues||Guide|
|9.||Temperature and ventilation||Guide|
|10.||Interviews under caution||Guide|
|1.||Build a culture of prevention on Occupational Safety and Health on World Day for Safety and Health at Work||Blog post|
|2.||BRM BRM!||Blog post|
|3.||All change for CDM 2015||Blog post|
|4.||Taxi for Thailand – Preferably with four wheels!||Blog post|
|5.||New employees: Your safety responsibilities||Blog post|
|6.||Do you need a defibrillator at work?||Blog post|
|7.||Asbestos Awareness Week dedicated to campaign “Hear Asbestos. Think Prevention”||Blog post|
|8.||Businesses worldwide agree on responsibility to respect human rights, finds a major new report||Blog post|
|9.||Potential fire risks of high rise construction illustrated by Dubai Torch Tower fire||Blog post|
|10.||Are Government plans for health and safety relating to self-employed workers counterproductive?||Blog post|