Figures published yesterday, show slight falls in a number of key areas of workplace ill-health and injury. The provisional statistics published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) show that in Britain between April 2011 and March 2012: 22,433 ...Read More »
This week, 22 to 26 October, the 2012 European Week for Safety and Health at Work highlights the role of strong management leadership combined with active worker participation in making sure that Europe’s workplaces are safe, healthy and productive. Organised ...Read More »
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced that it will be implementing a cost recovery scheme, known as Fee for Intervention (FFI) from 1st October (subject to Parliamentary approval), which is designed to recover costs from businesses found to ...Read More »
WorkRite, one of Britain's providers of health & safety assessments, e-learning and training solutions, is going global.Read More »
Too many businesses are being put at risk by not having their roof systems on their buildings tested and inspected regularly, reports Eurosafe Solutions, fall protection systems specialist.Read More »
Founded in 2006, Qatar-based Rizon Jet is renowned for providing exceptional flying experiences for the most discerning business traveller. When the company commissioned the design and build of a brand new terminal facility in the UK, the materials used had to meet these same exacting standards. Appointed to deliver the complete flooring application, Zircon Flooring specified a series of market-leading solutions from global building products manufacturer, Sika.Read More »
Surface Control has recently launched Slip Guardian to test a range of floor surfaces for potential slip hazards, helping protect business owners, staff and customers against personal injury, healthcare costs and potential litigation.Read More »
PASMA, the trade body representing the mobile access tower industry, comments on the HSE's provisional fatal injury statistics for 2011/12, which show a modest reduction in the number of workplace fatalities: 173 compared with 175 for 2010/11.Read More »
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The legionella outbreak in Edinburgh last month has again forced buildings' maintenance and health & safety standards into the spotlight.