Whose duty?

Goldman, Linda; Lewis, Joan
March 2008
Occupational Health;Mar2008, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p14
Academic Journal
The article discusses legal issues in the occupational health (OH) workplace in Great Britain. Work-related stress, depression and anxiety caused the loss of 13.8 million working days in 2006-2007. According to the Health and Safety Executive's (HSE) 2006 Improvement Notice against Dundee City Council, some of that absence can be avoided by access to adequate OH services. Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and its subordinate regulations, employers have a duty to ensure a safe place and system of work.


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