With 12,000 people thought to be dying from occupational lung disease every year in Britain, the British Occupational Hygiene Society is urging employers to adopt good exposure controls to protect workers from harmful airborne substances.
The huge growth in lone and home working driven by the pandemic means greater numbers of staff could be facing a higher risk of aggression from the public and work-related stress due to isolation from colleagues.
By Nicole Vazquez, Worthwhile Training on 23 December 2020
Despite the best efforts of stakeholders such as the Indian government and children’s charities, significant numbers of children are still engaged in hazardous or harmful work in India. Two experts explain how the country can work towards eradicating child labour.
The Indian Parliament recently passed three new Labour Codes aimed at simplifying the country’s complex labour laws. Two experts give their views on the possible impact of the new legislation for businesses and workers.