Workplace safety and health: more could be done

To mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April, UK facilities and building maintenance specialist Direct365 surveyed more than 550 people asking whether they believed their employer could do more to improve health & safety in their workpla

To mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April, UK facilities and building maintenance specialist Direct365 surveyed more than 550 people asking whether they believed their employer could do more to improve health & safety in their workplace.

The survey’s findings? One in three people in the UK believe that their employer could be doing more to improve health and safety in the workplace.

With that in mind, Direct365 spoke to health and safety industry experts for tips on how employers can make their working environments safer and more compliant going forward. Their advice included:

  • provide more basic training
  • have the right equipment
  • plan for the worst
  • work to reduce stress levels

For more details, check out the Direct365 blog post on the subject.

Skelmersdale, UK