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PEOPLESAFE ALERT: COMMUNICATING IN A CRISIS A KEY PART OF  NEW PROTECT DUTY LEGISLATION

PEOPLESAFE ALERT: COMMUNICATING IN A CRISIS A KEY PART OF NEW PROTECT DUTY LEGISLATION

Technology-led employee safety specialist, Peoplesafe launched a new mass notification tool designed for instant communication with employees in a crisis in late 2021. This will help many key...
ESSENTIAL SAFETY MARKS CONSTRUCTION WEEK WITH TIPS FOR NEW REGULATIONS

ESSENTIAL SAFETY TIPS FOR NEW BUILDING SAFETY REGULATIONS

Renowned health and safety experts Essential Safety have suggested tips on how construction companies can prepare for the upcoming implementation of the Building Safety Bill. The Building Safety...
UPDATED PPE REGULATIONS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

UPDATED PPE REGULATIONS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

From 6 April 2022, the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations are being updated. Alex Minett, Head of Product & Markets at CHAS explains what you need to know.   The...
BRITISH SAFETY COUNCIL UPDATES STANDARDS

BRITISH SAFETY COUNCIL UPDATES STANDARDS

The British Safety Council’s renowned Five Star Occupational Health and Safety Audit has been revised and updated. It now places greater emphasis on assessing how effectively an organisation...
A new furore surrounding modern slavery breaches has errupted

ETHICAL PRACTICES PARAMOUNT FOR UK BUSINESSES

Amid a new furore surrounding modern slavery breaches happening in the UK, Bureau Veritas has asserted that it has never been more important for UK businesses to ensure they implement ethical...
GOVERNMENT BANS OLD TYRES FROM ROADS

GOVERNMENT BANS OLD TYRES FROM ROADS

Tyres aged 10 years and older will be banned from lorries, buses and coaches on roads in England, Scotland and Wales in a boost to road safety, Roads Minister Baroness Vere has announced. The ban...
CALLS FOR GOVERNMENT TO ENHANCE SAFETY REGULATOR POWERS

CALLS FOR GOVERNMENT TO ENHANCE SAFETY REGULATOR POWERS

As the board charged with implementing the new Building Safety Regulator meets this week and the government begins to frame its legislation, a UK construction body has called for enhanced powers for...
NEW BUILDING SAFETY REGULATOR TO BE ESTABLISHED

NEW BUILDING SAFETY REGULATOR TO BE ESTABLISHED

The slow pace of improving building safety standards will not be tolerated, the Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has warned, as he announced that the government is committed to delivering the...
HAVS REMAINS A HIDDEN THREAT AMONGST UK WORKFORCE

HAVS REMAINS A HIDDEN THREAT AMONGST UK WORKFORCE

There are 2 million workers at risk of developing Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) in the UK, and currently 300 thousand people suffering advanced stages. Yet, the current regulations in place...
UK employers risking safety of those who drive for work

UK employers risking safety of those who drive for work

A study commissioned by Driving for Better Business (DfBB), the government-backed Highways England programme to raise awareness of the business benefits that come from improved management of...

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