Companies face increased legal pressure to manage health and safety issues
- Views. Hollyer, Tony // Cabinet Maker;9/29/2006, Issue 5507, p9
The article comments on the importance of health and safety regulations in small and medium sized firms in Great Britain. Small and medium sized furniture enterprises wants to comply with the standard legislation to protect its employees and the general public. It is suggested that business...
- House passes OSHA reform bills: Senate is silent. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Jul2004, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p10
Details the Occupational Safety and Health Act reform bills passed by the U.S. House of Representatives that could enable employers to get more time to challenge citations and allow more companies to recoup lawyers' fees. H.R. 2728 that would allow an increase in the power of the Occupational...
- Q&A Updating health and safety policy. Dixon, Andrew // Printing World;6/30/2005, Vol. 290 Issue 12, p20
Discusses changes to health and safety legislation in Great Britain. Benefits of proposed changes to the Health and Social Care Act; Benefits of reviewing a company's health and safety policy; Legal obligations of employers.
- New laws gut workplace safety. Matthews, Graham // Green Left Weekly;5/6/2009, Issue 793, p10
The article focuses on the review of Australian Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) laws. It says that the severest problem with the report is its recommendation to scrap the highest standard of employer obligation for health and safety as well as banning unions from making OH&S prosecutions....
- Upping your act on work safety. Chadwick, Philip // PrintWeek (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);2/14/2008, p25
The article looks at the changes in industrial health and safety regulations in Great Britain under the Corporate Manslaughter Act. Under the new law, companies are liable for prosecution if gross failures in the management of industrial health and safety results in the death of a worker. The...
- The changing landscape of occupational health and safety laws in Australia: a wine industry perspective. Wilson, Tim // Australian & New Zealand Wine Industry Journal;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p42
The article focuses on the occupational health and safety (OHS) laws for workers in Australia that should be addressed by the employers in wine industry. It says that employers, where there are onerous requirements under OHS laws, must comply with their OHS legal obligations by ensuring the...
- In brief. // Contract Journal;10/30/2002, Vol. 416 Issue 6401, p1
Presents news briefs on the construction industry in Great Britain as of October 30, 2002. Results of the Quality Mark scheme; Partnership of the Major Contractors Group and the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment; Fine imposed on Galliford Hodgson.
- Directors face fast track penalties for health and safety breaches. // Employers Law;Apr2003, p4
Provides information on the Health & Safety at Work Bill introduced in Great Britain. Purpose of the bill; Amendments made by the bill to the 1974 Act; Reason for the problem presented by the bill for firms.
- Health and safety at work. // Accountancy;Apr87, Vol. 99 Issue 1124, p54
Reports on a case in Great Britain which involved the Health and Safety at Work Act of 1974. Health and safety duties of a company director; Cleaning contract between CMS Cleaning & Maintenance Ltd. and International Stores PLC; Electrocution of an International Stores employee who used a...