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RIDDOR changes for October 2013

From 1 October 2013 changes will be introduced to the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) that will simplify the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries for businesses, while ensuring that the data collected gives an accurate and useful picture of workplace incidents. To allow businesses time to familiarise themselves with the changes, […]

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News – RIDDOR reporting change

The HSE website has released the following information From 1 October 2013, subject to Parliamentary review, the law will change, to simplify and clarify the reporting requirements in relation to work-related accidents, illness and dangerous occurrences. Online guidance is being produced which will explain the new requirements, and provide examples of what does and does […]

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HSE – fees for intervention (FFI)

HSE begins Fee for Intervention (copy of HSE Special Edition Bulletin) Fee for Intervention to come into operation on 1 October HSE’s new cost recovery scheme, Fee for Intervention (FFI), will come into force on Monday (1 October). Under The Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations 2012, those who break health and safety laws are liable […]

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Stress – signs and symptoms

Workplace stress has become very prolific in the UK. It is therefore, highly likely that someone you know is suffering stress related ill health.  Are you able to recognise that person, would you know the symptoms and what to look for? If you would like to know more about the signs and symptoms of stress, […]

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Ladder pre use checks

If you use ladders, you are best advised to carry out a pre use check to make sure that it is safe to use. Need some help so you know what to look for? Then visit the HSE website. Need help with your health and safety issues? Then do the sensible thing and contact us […]

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HSE Cost recovery scheme

The HSE proposes to introduce a Fee for Intervention (FFI) hse.gov.uk, cost recovery scheme with effect from 1 October 2012, subject to Parliamentary approval of the proposed Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations 2012. These Regulations will put a duty on HSE to recover its costs for carrying out its regulatory functions from those found to […]

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Guide to the RIDDOR Regulations

Guidance is now available on the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences (Amendment) Regulations 2012 / 1999 which came into force on 6th April 2012. Hard copies can be obtained from the HSE priced at £17.50, or you can download a free copy from this link. The amended regulations extend the period of incapacitation […]

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New date for HSE recovery scheme

Hot off the press and breaking news, the HSE has announced that it is delaying the introduction of Fees for Intervention (FFI). Originally planned to the introduced in April 2012, it appears that the new window of opportunity is likely to be October 2012. Follow this link to the HSE article on this topic. Need […]

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