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Tag Archives: Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

New CEO takes over at HSE

Sarah Albon, the new Chief Executive of Britain’s workplace health and safety regulator took up her new post on Monday 2nd September. Albon has left her role as Inspector General and CEO of the Insolvency Service, where she has been ...

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Ever changing health and safety

In this article Phil Binks, managing director at Health & Safety Training Ltd explains why he thinks that there’s been a noticeable deterioration in the way people working in many industries, such as construction, warehousing and facilities maintenance, view the ...

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Health and Safety gone mad

Health and Safety is of course a very serious subject, and not to be made light of. Often. This month, in the interests of lightening the mood, FMJ brings you the most ridiculous rules and stories we could lay our ...

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BOHS welcomes HSE’s crackdown on construction health hazards

The British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) has strongly welcomed another inspection blitz, following an announcement on Monday (22 September) by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) under its Think Health campaign, to tackle the unacceptably high levels of exposures to health hazards ...

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Don’t bury your head in the sand

Over the recent months there has been a large amount of new legislation making itself felt in the FM sector and of course there will be plenty more to come. Workplace Law’s Lee Calver explains and analyses the impact of ...

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Landlord prosecuted after office tenant fell through fire escape

A landlord has been fined after a man suffered fractured vertebrae when he fell through a faulty fire escape to evade intruders. Jonathon Hoey, 36, of Tamworth, was left with serious back injuries after falling more than three metres while ...

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Estate fined £140k after worker dies in avoidable tree felling accident

A Scottish estate management firm has been prosecuted after a worker died during tree felling operations at Bogrie Wood near Drumlanrig Castle in Dumfries. Ross Findlay, aged 49, who had learning difficulties, died after being struck in the head and ...

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HSE publishes revised guidance for workplace managers

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published new help for employers on how to protect the health, safety and welfare of their workers. Following consultation, HSE has reviewed and updated the Workplace Regulations Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) (L24) ...

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Last chance to have your say on revised ACOPs for workplace H&S

The Health and Safety executive is reminding interested parties to respond to its consultation on the revised Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) L24 – “Workplace health, safety and welfare”, which closes next week (30 July). L24 is relevant to a ...

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HSE publishes proposed RIDDOR changes

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published details of proposed changes that will simplify the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries for businesses. The proposed changes to the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) 1995 are designed ...

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