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Latest Comments
  • Gary
    Re: Oil Rig Safety
    @mich - I'm sure they can, they aren't cut off from communication when working out there. There will be a postal service via helicopter.
    20 May 2015
  • Jay
    Re: Expectant Mothers in the Workplace
    Hi, i am 7 months pregnant and my employer has given me a 8pm to 2 am possition working in an empty building to make sure…
    19 May 2015
  • coco
    Re: Working With Dust
    i work in a warehouse at night (2100hrs to 0500hrs). During the day at least 120 movements of diesal transit vans and lorries use the warehouse…
    19 May 2015
  • WorkplaceSafetyAdvice
    Re: Legal Minimum Temperature in a Warehouse?
    @Jim - I'm afraid not. Under the Working Time Directive which applies to most adult workers, you are entitled to…
    18 May 2015
  • mich
    Re: Oil Rig Safety
    Can staff on oil rigs send post off and receive it.
    17 May 2015
  • Jim
    Re: Legal Minimum Temperature in a Warehouse?
    I am a night shift worker and we were told by management years ago we were entitled to be paid for our tea breaks…
    14 May 2015
  • WorkplaceSafetyAdvice
    Re: How Many Breaks am I Entitled to?
    @6hr shift. Yes, as specified in the article, under the Working Time Directive which applies to most adult workers,…
    13 May 2015
  • WorkplaceSafetyAdvice
    Re: A Guide to Manual Handling and Lifting Techniques
    @Tiffin - I suggest you give Acas a call via the link here in order to see where you stand legally. I…
    13 May 2015
  • WorkplaceSafetyAdvice
    Re: Kitchen Workplace Safety
    @SY - I have included a link to the CAB leaflet herewhich tells you about what under-14s are allowed and
    12 May 2015
  • 6hr shift
    Re: How Many Breaks am I Entitled to?
    Hi I wondered if anyone could answer my question about working a 6 hour shift. My mother works a 6 hours shift, often from…
    12 May 2015
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