Healthcare - looking to the future: Managing risks to employees

Capsticks has been providing legal support to healthcare clients on how to adapt in many different ways during the COVID-19 pandemic, from collaboration between the NHS and private sectors to how to assure the safety of PPE and risk assessments for NHS staff.

As we move to a different phase of the pandemic, we want to share with you the lessons learned from that support—and help equip you for the next set of challenges—in our Healthcare: looking to the future webinar series.

Following each of the sessions, we will pull together a briefing note to cover the points raised, and our tips for dealing them, which will be available to all those who attend any of the sessions.

In this session, our employment experts will discuss how to use workplace risk assessments effectively, achieve a safe return to work for those who have been away from the workplace, and how to draft homeworking policies.

We will also examine the legal risks arising out of the duty to provide a safe place of work, and how to deal with employees who are unwilling to return to the workplace. 

This webinar will be an interactive session, and cover the below issues:

  • The legal obligations of employers to keep staff safe
  • The effective use of risk assessments in practice
  • Returning shielding and high-risk staff to work
  • Key issues arising out of homeworking
  • How to ensure a safe return to work, including:
    • risk assessments
    • legal duties
    • managing concerns regarding the return to work
    • alternative options
    • embracing agile solutions
    • legal duties
    • payment implication
    • culture change.

There will also be a Q&A session for attendees to discuss key issues they are currently facing with their colleagues and our legal experts.

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Additional information

Please note that unless otherwise stated our events are free to attend. Places at our events are subject to availability and awarded at the discretion of Capsticks. If space becomes limited at this event and we may need to restrict numbers attending from individual organisations.