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INTERNATIONAL SAFETY AWARDS LAUNCHED FOR 2022

INTERNATIONAL SAFETY AWARDS LAUNCHED FOR 2022

The British Safety Council’s International Safety Awards 2022 are now open for applications, with a new category to celebrate the achievements of individuals and organisations who go the extra...
THE HIDDEN COST OF IGNORING HEALTH AND SAFETY

THE HIDDEN COST OF IGNORING HEALTH AND SAFETY

More than a third of manual and semi-skilled construction workers in the UK believe their employer is putting profits before people, according to a major new study.    Across all...
BUREAU VERITAS REMINDS FIRMS TO GET READY FOR IMMINENT NATASHA’S LAW LABELLING CHANGES

FIRMS MUST PREPARE FOR ‘NATASHA’S LAW’ LABELLING CHANGES

With changes to Food Information Regulations (FIR) coming into force on the 1 October and a number of businesses not yet prepared, safety specialist Bureau Veritas is reminding food businesses of...
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...
British Board of Agremént’s new Operations Director Tara Deller-Hoy

BBA RECRUITS NEW OPERATIONS DIRECTOR TO BOLSTER CULTURE CHANGE FOCUS

People and change management specialist Tara Deller-Hoy has been announced as the British Board of Agremént’s new Operations Director, further strengthening the organisation’s...
BRIDGING THE GAP TO BUILD BACK BETTER

BRIDGING THE GAP TO BUILD BACK BETTER

Louise Hosking, OSH specialist and business owner, reflects on how business owners and OSH professionals can ensure a safer future. As a result of the pandemic, health and safety is under a...
HSE ANNOUNCES NEW CHIEF INSPECTOR OF BUILDINGS

HSE ANNOUNCES NEW CHIEF INSPECTOR OF BUILDINGS

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has appointed a new Chief Inspector of Buildings to establish and lead the new Building Safety Regulator (BSR). Peter Baker, HSE’s current Director of...
 BUREAU VERITAS HELPS WEWORK GET BACK TO BUSINESS

BUREAU VERITAS HELPS WEWORK GET BACK TO BUSINESS

As firms continue to grapple with the challenges of safely resuming operations amid the pandemic, Bureau Veritas recently helped flexible space provider WeWork ensure their health, safety and...
EMCOR UK WINS HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT AWARD

EMCOR UK WINS HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT AWARD

EMCOR UK has won a prestigious Sword of Honour from the British Safety Council.  The company, a provider of facilities, asset and workplace management services, was one of 66 organisations...
CHAS SUPPORTS EMPHASIS ON ROLE OF ACCREDITATION POST-GRENFELL

CHAS SUPPORTS FOCUS ON ACCREDITATION POST-GRENFELL

CHAS, the supply chain risk management expert, has welcomed the second and final report of the Grenfell Competence Steering Group (CSG)  Setting the Bar which places an emphasis on independent...

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