Category Archives: Dermatitis

It’s National Cupcake Week – but is baking as sweet as it seems?

[breadcrumb] It’s National Cupcake Week – but is baking as sweet as it seems? Whilst the baking world celebrates National Cupcake Week and the nation continues to be glued to the Great British Bake Off, it’s worth giving a thought to the thousands of people who work in baking in the UK, and who sometimes […]

Workplace continues to cause distressing eczema

[breadcrumb] Workplace continues to cause distressing eczema This year’s National Eczema Week (16-24 September) is encouraging sufferers to share their stories in a bid to help others feel less isolated.  Not only can eczema cause mental distress, it can also be so debilitating and it can even leave people unable to leave their home. Many […]

Simpler Health & Safety rules will be a welcome relief for business

[breadcrumb] Simpler Health & Safety rules will be a welcome relief for business We come into contact with substances that can cause us harm many times a day.  Most of us are aware of dangerous substances like asbestos and lead, but there are plenty of other materials that can make us ill.  Even in the […]

My job caused eczema so bad that I couldn’t even dress myself

[breadcrumb] My job caused eczema so bad that I couldn’t even dress myself As National Eczema Awareness Week begins, the charity is drawing attention to the psychological aspect of the skin disease, Lorraine Cunningham explains how her job made her ill and affected all areas of her life. 8 million sufferers 8 million people in […]

Firm fined £40,000 Over Allergic Dermatitis Case

[breadcrumb] Firm fined £40,000 Over Allergic Dermatitis Case A rubber seal supplier company to food manufacturers have received a fine of £40,000 plus costs of £6,529 after one of their employees suffered an allergic reaction to his skin which caused Allergic Dermatitis. In January 2014, the employee was exposed to ingredients in the rubber compounds […]

Head of Roberts Jackson’s COSHH Department, Annabel Chadwick, gives advice and insight into Occupational Asthma & Dermatitis

[breadcrumb] Head of Roberts Jackson’s COSHH Department, Annabel Chadwick, gives advice and insight into Occupational Asthma & Dermatitis Occupational Asthma and Occupational Dermatitis are forms of industrial disease that are usually caused by a breach of what is known as The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH). COSHH is, in a nutshell, how your […]

The Steel Workers of Great Britain…Further Misery

[breadcrumb] The Steel Workers of Great Britain…Further Misery Once again we find ourselves reporting on the UK’s ever failing steel industry and the woes it has given to some of our countries hardest working people. In October 2015 it was reported that a large number of steel workers (around 2,000) based in the North East […]

Skin conditions in the Health Care industry

[breadcrumb] Skin conditions in the Health Care industry For decades the National Health Service has been a lifeline for people throughout the UK. As one of the only nations in the world to provide its citizens with free health care, it’s something that makes many proud to be British. Countless doctors, nurses, health care assistants, […]

Health and Safety Executive release annual report 2014/15

[breadcrumb] Health and Safety Executive release annual report 2014/15 Last week the UK’s governing health and safety body, The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), released their annual report including key stats and figures. Every year the HSE collate reports and figures and releases them in a couple of handy documents which aim to show the […]

Can I claim for a work related condition if I am self-employed?

[breadcrumb] Can I claim for a work related condition if I am self-employed? Here at Roberts Jackson Solicitors one of the most common questions that our expert advisor’s receive is “Can I Claim if I am self-employed?” The answer seems simple to most – “No, who are you going to claim off?” but everything is […]