Author Archives: mags

Goat farming company fined after fatality

Yorkshire Dairy Goats has been fined for safety breaches after a farm worker was run over and fatally wounded. Hull Crown Court heard that on 1 August 2018, 53-year-old Janet McDonald, an employee of Yorkshire Dairy Goats, was struck by … Read More

Company fined after employee’s arm was crushed in a conveyor belt

A skip hire company has been fined after an employee sustained crush injuries to his arm. An employee of Bateman Skips Ltd was asked to repair a conveyor belt feeding the picking station on 30 May 2018, Bristol Magistrates’ Court … Read More

Rules on face coverings are being updated in England (update 30/11/2021 4 AM)

The public and staff in public facing areas will be required to wear face coverings in these settings from 4am on 30 November 2021: shops and supermarkets (places that offer goods or services for retail sale or hire) shopping centres … Read More

Do you know what you should do if you are planning to run your business from home?

Ok, so you made a decision. You will start and run your business from your home. But have you checked all implications it may have on yourself or even on your property? Permissions You may need permission or even separate … Read More

What every employer needs to know about homeworking?

As an employer, you have the same health and safety responsibilities for home workers as for any other workers. When someone is working from home, permanently or temporarily, as an employer you should consider: How will you keep in touch … Read More

The importance of allergen legislation to your food business

If you own any kind of food business, from preparing raw ingredients to serving full meals, allergen legislation applies to you. No matter how large or small your food brand, you have a duty to know exactly what’s in your … Read More