Health and safety

Welcome to Allen & Overy’s Employment Talk blog, sharing with you our views and insights into the latest trends and risks with workplace health and safety, including working time and stress-related absences.

Workspace

Sheila Fahy

As Tim Peake embarks upon his secondment into space for six months, and other workers celebrate the festivities with their co-workers at Christmas parties, it is a timely reminder that almost anywhere can be a workplace in the legal sense. Read More

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French employers and their onerous obligations in respect of their employees’ health and safety

Susan Ekrami

For French employers, the obligation to protect the health and safety of their employees in the workplace must be taken seriously. It is an “obligation de résultat”, which means an obligation to “achieve a result”. The result to be achieved is the full protection of each employee’s health and safety  – when the health or Read More

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