FEB 01] COVENTRY CITY COUNCIL NEWS
Call Centre Health Checks Ordered In City
call centres in Coventry are being targeted by health and safety
officers to make sure that staff are working in the correct
call centres in the city are to be visited by officers as part of
a national campaign to improve conditions.
is growing evidence that the 300,000 people employed across the
country are at risk from suffering upper limb disorders, loss of
hearing and voice stress.
and safety officers from Coventry City Council will making sure
that employers know about the law and good practice in relation to
John McNicholas, cabinet member (Environmental Services), said:
is vital that we help employers protect their employees working
in these call centres.
officers will be able to give practical advice to ensure safe
working practices are the norm and that people in Coventry do
not suffer hearing loss or limb problems just because they are
trying to earn a living.”
and safety advice is available to employers and employees from
John Print on 024 7683 1881.