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HILTI REPORT SUGGESTS ‘COMMON CODE NEEDED’ TO IMPROVE H&S STANDARDS

HILTI REPORT SUGGESTS ‘COMMON CODE NEEDED’ TO IMPROVE H&S STANDARDS

The UK construction industry could potentially improve health and safety standards by implementing a common code. That’s according to a new report by multinational construction technology,...
Roofing contractor sentenced for unsafe work at height

Roofing contractor sentenced for unsafe work at height

A roofing contractor has been sentenced for failing to take adequate precautions to prevent his workers falling from height and for breaching a prohibition notice. Llandudno Magistrates’...
BSI marks first ever World Food Safety Day

BSI marks first ever World Food Safety Day

Business improvement company BSI today welcomed the first ever World Food Safety Day, an initiative of the United Nations supported by the World Health Organization. World Food Safety Day raises...
Health and safety software firm set for growth

Health and safety software firm set for growth

A health and safety software company, whose products are used by leading names such as Coca-Cola, is set for growth with the help of a £200,000 loan from Lancashire Rosebud Finance, which is...
Second RoSPA President’s Award for Ian Williams

Second RoSPA President’s Award for Ian Williams

Ian Williams has achieved the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) President’s Award for its health and safety practices for a second time.  Presented as a result of...
The British Safety Council has revealed the winners of its prestigious 2019 International Safety Awards

International Safety Awards 2019 Winners

The British Safety Council has revealed the winners of its prestigious 2019 International Safety Awards, which recognise and celebrate organisations from around the world that have shown a true...
New Farming attitudes needed says HSE

New Farming attitudes needed says HSE

Farmers are being told they must pay closer attention to how they manage workplace risk or face serious penalties. The Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) programme of inspections will review...
NEBOSH secures retender for HSE qualification

NEBOSH secures retender for HSE qualification

Following an open and competitive retender process, NEBOSH has been chosen to provide an accredited postgraduate-level qualification for new Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspectors.  ...
Calls for UK to Stay in European H&S Regime Post Brexit

Calls for UK to Stay in European H&S Regime Post Brexit

Britain’s manufacturers are calling for the current health & safety landscape to be maintained when the UK leaves the European Union, with existing worker production and legislative...
BWF AND BRE COLLABORATE TO RAISE FIRE SAFETY STANDARDS

BWF AND BRE COLLABORATE TO RAISE FIRE SAFETY STANDARDS

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) and the Building Research Establishment (BRE) have joined forces in a bid to raise awareness of the importance of fire doors and to help advance standards in...

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