As an employer, you have to keep your employees, workers and others safe. Understanding the employment status of the people who work for you is essential, as this will impact what your health and safety obligations are towards them.
Our Health & Safety experts and HR & Employment Law advisors have got their heads together to create this free guide to employment status and Health & Safety. It covers everything you need to consider, including employment status categories, employer health and safety obligations and employers’ responsibilities for workplace regulations.
There are three specific employment status categories defined by employment law:
So, what rights do your people have depending on their employment status? And how do these employment status categories affect your Health & Safety obligations towards your people? Find out in our free guide.
The Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 2022 (PPER 2022) came into force on 6 April 2022. But, what has this got to do with employment status? Well, again it comes back to the importance of employment status categories!
The new regulations basically mean you need to provide PPE to people other than just “employees”, which was the situation under the old legislation. So, it’s more important than ever to make sure you understand your wider employer’s Health and Safety obligations towards the people who work for you. It’s also a good idea to know what Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) you should be providing.
Knowing what employment status category your people fall under will help you understand exactly what you need to do and stop you from getting caught out if Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspectors come around.
Our free guide explains all this and lots more. Simply download your copy by filling in your details in the form above and access your it anytime!
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