22nd July 2024

Healthcare worker safety and how body worn cameras can help

For the average worker, the right to be protected against verbal or physical violence at work is a basic expectation. For nurses, doctors, and even receptionists working in healthcare, however, facing abuse and danger at work is increasingly the rule rather than the exception. The conclusion that healthcare staff have become increasingly unsafe in the workplace is an unavoidable one, and many healthcare providers, both in the UK and around the world, are hoping that body worn cameras can help.
5th July 2024

Duty of Care: What it is and the responsibilities of employers

There are several contexts in which the term “duty of care” may be used. For example, road users must exercise their duty of care to ensure that their actions don’t harm others. However, in this article, we’ll consider employers' duty of care. What it means in practice depends on the nature of the work your business and its employees do, but no business is exempt from taking it into account.