The Government under pressure to amend Legislation
Posted on: 21/11/2018 By: Lee Rance
Government is under pressure from businesses to honour its manifesto pledge to amend health and safety legislation to put mental and physical first aid on an equal footing.
The ... more
Fatalities up on last year
Posted on: 06/11/2018 By: Lee Rance
Despite Britain continuing to be one of the safest places to work, key figures for Great Britain show that in 2017/18 there were;
144 fatal injuries at work.
4 million working people ... more
But how does this affect you?
Posted on: 22/08/2018 By: Lee Rance
Well, if you are responsible for the purchase of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), you must now ensure your suppliers are able to meet the new regulatory requirements.
Importers and Distributors ... more
TUC issues safety warning
Posted on: 28/06/2018 By: Lee Rance
With the UK currently in the midst of a heatwave, it is a particularly dangerous time for workers who spend most of their time working outdoors. The Trades Union Congress (TUC) ... more
Maximum sentence will rise from 14 years to life
Posted on: 08/03/2018 By: Lee Rance
A recent consultation by the government to increase the sentencing for death by dangerous driving has been given the go-ahead as soon as parliamentary time allows. ... more
Company fined after ‘multiple safety failings’ were found
Posted on: 04/10/2017 By: Lee Rance
A Northamptonshire recycling firm and its directors have been fined after numerous regulations were breached. The company and its directors had a total of 21 enforcement notices ... more
The benefits of good health and safety measures
Posted on: 11/09/2017 By: Lee Rance
Almost all employers want to ensure that their employees and anyone affected by their business are safe from harm and to also ensure they comply with their ... more
Proposed jail terms increased to up to 18 years
Posted on: 28/07/2017 By: Lee Rance
Gross negligence manslaughter is committed by an individual whose gross breach of a duty of care causes or contributes to a death. This is the most ... more
What to look out for
Posted on: 17/07/2017 By: Lee Rance
The Law requires that any chemical placed on the market in Europe must have the hazards clearly communicated to workers and consumers. This is done through the classification and labelling ... more
What are employer’s responsibilities?
Posted on: 08/06/2017 By: Lee Rance
It might not feel like it at the moment, with the heavy rain and high winds we have been experiencing recently, but summer is almost here. As usual, in this country, ... more