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SUPERMARKET VISIT INSPIRES COVID-19 SUPPORT FOR BUSINESSES

SUPERMARKET VISIT INSPIRES COVID-19 SUPPORT FOR BUSINESSES

Two safety management and business improvement consultants with over 50 years’ experience between them have launched a new service to help businesses re-open safely as Covid-19 lockdown...
BCC CALLS FOR CLEANERS TO BE TESTED

BCC CALLS FOR CLEANERS TO BE TESTED

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) is calling for all cleaners to be to be included in the expanded first wave of testing for coronavirus for ‘essential workers’ announced last...
“LET’S MAKE WORKPLACES FIT FOR HEROES”- BRITISH SAFETY COUNCIL

“LET’S MAKE WORKPLACES FIT FOR HEROES”- BRITISH SAFETY COUNCIL

The British Safety Council marked 27th April 2020 the World Day for Safety and Health at Work with a pledge to support workers’ safety through the coronavirus outbreak and beyond.  It...
Dangerous ladders

DANGEROUS LADDERS STOPPED AT PORT

Last month, Trading Standards intercepted a suspicious shipment of ladders at Felixstowe and turned to the Test & Research Centre for assistance. The suspect shipment contained two ladder...
RINA CREATES BIOSAFETY TRUST CERTIFICATION

RINA CREATES BIOSAFETY TRUST CERTIFICATION

In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, RINA has devised the Biosafety Trust Certification, the first management system certification aimed at the prevention and mitigation of the spread of infections...
EMPLOYEE TREATMENT AT BAKKAVOR PUTS ESSENTIAL WORKER SAFETY IN THE SPOTLIGHT

EMPLOYEE TREATMENT AT BAKKAVOR PUTS ESSENTIAL WORKER SAFETY IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Video footage has emerged from a management briefing at food processing company Bakkavor Meals London, where workers were threatened with the sack if they missed work amid the coronavirus outbreak....
DERWENT RECEIVES ROSPA GOLD AWARD

DERWENT RECEIVES ROSPA GOLD AWARD

Leeds-based company Derwent Facilities Management, is celebrating after landing an internationally recognised award for demonstrating high health and safety standards. Derwent Facilities...
HSE INSPECTIONS DUE FOLLOWING WELDING FUME ALERT

HSE INSPECTIONS DUE FOLLOWING WELDING FUME ALERT

Workers must protect their workers’ health by controlling the risks from welding fume the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has said.   HSE's current programme of inspections...
GAS FITTER JAILED ILLEGAL GAS WORK

GAS FITTER JAILED FOR ILLEGAL WORK

A self-employed gas fitter has been jailed after working on gas appliances while unregistered. Manchester Crown Court heard that in November 2014, Mr Richard Goldthorpe was served a Prohibition...
FLYBE FINED FOR UNSAFE PASSENGER LIFT

FLYBE FINED FOR UNSAFE PASSENGER LIFT

International airline Flybe Ltd has been sentenced after an investigation into a worker falling into a lift shaft at Exeter Airport uncovered health and safety failings. Exeter Magistrates’...

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