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Health & Safety Podcast: Reasonably Practicable
This episode looks at the term Reasonably Practicable, what it means and Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and reasonably practicable.
Health & Safety Podcast: Fire safety responsibilities
This month, Head of Health and Safety at AfterAthena, Neil Hughes‑Hutchings, looks at updated guidance on fire safety responsibilities under section 156 of the Building Safety Act 2022, which come into force from 1st October 2023.
Health & Safety Podcast: CQC Quality Statements - Safe Environments
This episode looks specifically at one of the new safe environments quality statements under the key question of safe.
Health & Safety Podcast: Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans
This episode looks specifically at the importance of Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans or PEEPs and the recommendations under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
Health & Safety Podcast: Temperature in the workplace
This episode explores temperature in the workplace, looking specifically at thermal comfort and what the law states about temperatures in the workplace. There are also tips for keeping cool and reasonable adjustments that can be considered.
HR Podcast: Difficult Conversations- Underperforming employees
The next in our difficult conversations series, this episode explores what to do when an employee is underperforming, including the use of personal improvement plans and the formal stages of the capability procedure.