If there are any specific topics you would like covered in this publication, please forward your suggestions to Thomas McDonagh of Adare Human Resources Management: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Employment Case Law – each month we review a number of interesting employment law cases and consider their implications for organisations. This month we look at Grievance Procedures – What Employers should be mindful of. Read more >>>
- Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) Decisions – each month we look at and review the decisions from the WRC. This provides a valuable insight into the types of discrimination cases before the WRC and the decisions that are issued. Read more >>>
- What to Keep an Eye Out For – what is new, changing, potentially changing or what you may have missed. Read more >>>
Did you Know?
In line with The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005, every Employer is required to prepare and keep up to date, a written statement referred to in the Act as a “safety statement”), based on the identification of the hazards and risk assessment carried out specifying the manner in which the safety, health and welfare at work of his or her Employees is secured and managed.
Every Employer is obliged to ensure that the safety statement includes, amongst other things, the:
- Hazards identified and the risks assessed;
- Protective and preventive measures taken and the resources provided for protecting safety, health and welfare at the place of work to which the safety statement relates;
- Plans and procedures to be followed and the measures to be taken in the event of an emergency or serious and imminent danger
- Names and, where applicable, the job title or position held of each person responsible for performing tasks assigned to him or her pursuant to the safety statement.