• Subject of the issue: How to conduct bricklayer training - part 1
    A bricklayer performs structural and non-structural elements of building structures as well as renovation, conservation and demolition works. The scope of his work is very wide, and with each of these tasks there is a risk of an accident. A person working in such a position should have the necessary knowledge in the field of safe methods of work. In the article, we will suggest which issues should be paid attention to in order to properly carry out the job training of a bricklayer.
  • New leaves and leaves from work in urgent cases - draft amendments to the Labor Code
    The necessity to implement the EU work-life balance directive resulted in a draft amendment to the Labor Code, which appeared in the list of legislative works. The most important changes include modifications to the use of parental leave and a new caregiver for a family member. Employees will also gain another new entitlement - release from work in urgent cases.
  • Learn about the planned solutions in the Labor Code regarding remote work
    Will remote work be allowed to be performed at the request of the employer? What will be the rules for the return of an employee from remote work to stationary work? Which employees will be able to submit a binding employer application for remote work? We know the latest draft amendment to the Labor Code, which is to sanction remote work in the period after the end of the epidemic. Check the details of the planned solutions.
  • Employment contract with foreigners (Ukrainian citizens) - in what language
    Due to the war in Ukraine, more and more groups of refugees come to our country. Some of them will probably stay with us permanently and will want to work here. Check in which Polish language the employer should sign employment contracts with foreigners (Ukrainian citizens) in order not to incur criminal liability.
  • On-call duty - basically like a company on-call duty
    The on-call duty is a labor law institution that has been known for many years. It consists in obliging the employee to remain outside normal working hours and be ready to perform work under the employment contract - at the workplace or in another place designated by the employer. It is regulated, inter alia, by The Labor Code, distinguishing two of its main types - on-call duty and on-call duty. And how to treat the duty "by phone"?
  • Can a labor inspector verify a referral for medical examinations
    The National Labor Inspectorate operates on the basis of the Act of April 13, 2007 on the National Labor Inspectorate. Pursuant to Art. 1 is the body appointed to supervise and control compliance with labor law, in particular the provisions and principles of health and safety at work. Issues related to preventive health care for employees, as resulting from health and safety regulations, are of interest to the National Labor Inspectorate. Can the labor inspector verify the referral for preventive medical examinations during the inspection?
  • Correct selection of personal protective equipment in accordance with the new regulations
    Amendments to the provisions of the Regulation on general health and safety at work, which entered into force in November 2021, largely related to Annex 2 - Detailed rules for the use of personal protective equipment. What is the new approach to PPE? What significant changes in the field of personal protective equipment have been introduced in the regulations?
  • Training presentation, or how to interest the participants of OSH training
    As shown by the experiences of OSH trainers, their participants often do not remember the messages presented on the slides, and even more often they do not show interest in the presented content. However, multimedia presentations can be a very effective tool for training activities. To get the most from them, they need to be well planned and developed. How to prepare them to be an effective tool?
  • Serious, group and fatal accident during the performance of construction works
    For many years, the construction sector has been treated as a priority in the control and supervision activities carried out by the National Labor Inspectorate for many years. Taking into account the complex work environment, the performance of particularly dangerous works, as well as the use of technical devices in the performance of construction works, it is not difficult to find an accident - heavy, collective or fatal. It should be remembered that such an event can in no way remain a private matter between the aggrieved party (or his family) and the employer. The case will have to be examined not only by the accident team appointed by the employer, but also by the labor inspector and the prosecutor.

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