We all know that exposure to loud noise can damage our hearing, but exactly how loud is too loud? And what do we need to do about noise levels to protect people at work?
Every employer has a duty to look after the health and safety of anyone who may be affected by their business activities. The duties for small businesses are just the same as those for larger businesses. This may seem overwhelming, but getting things in place for small businesses might be a lot easier than you think.
After the last few months of lockdown, many employers are now considering the impact of Covid-19 and workers returning to the workplace.
From the 1st of August 2020 the blanket edict of ‘those that can work from home should work from home’ has been replaced by guidance that shifts the onus onto employers to decide whether it is right to bring people back into the workplace, or for them to carry on working from home.