Suddenly there is a lot going on in health & safety, with government-commissioned reviews amidst talk of lightening the 'management burden', juxtaposed with campaigning by various H&S organisations in favour of a 'proportionate' approach to regulation. Whatever the outcome, this will always be a key FM concern: facilities managers need to understand the law, interpret it as it applies to them and ensure appropriate implementation.
We begin with a look at the some of the initiatives underway which may - or may not - result in regulatory change. Sara Bean, Managing Editor at Workplace Law, explains the current position.
For a snapshot of FMs' views on H&S, how they rate its importance, how they source the necessary expertise and what changes they foresee, read our latest 30-second survey.
For information and insights on some of the key issues in the marketplace, follow the links below to our specially commissioned features.
• Today's Health & Safety Landscape (Workplace Law)
• Putting the Case for H&S? (Elementus)
• Clean Up and Keep Staff Healthy (PHS Direct)
• A New Horizon for FMs (IOSH, October 2012)
Click here to learn more about IOSH, the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health.