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Preparing for Winter Conditions30th November 2012

With the onset of winter, now is the time to ensure that you have arrangements in place to minimise risks from snow and ice.......

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Counting the Cost of Legal Action15th November 2012

Are you aware that should the HSE visit (announced/unannounced) and find a “material Breach” you will be charged under the FFI Scheme?

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HSE Fee for Intervention starts 1 October1st October 2012

From 1 October the HSE’s Fee For Intervention is in place.  We have detailed a summary of what the impact will be and some of the questions that we have already been asked or that we have posed to the HSE ourselves.  Press more for our full bulletin.

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RIDDOR Consultation24th September 2012

The HSE are currently consulting on their proposals to change RIDDOR.

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Legionella Campaign expected in October18th September 2012

The HSE will be launching a campaign in October relating to managing Legionella.

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Asbestos Quiz30th August 2012

Here is a quiz on asbestos, useful for toolbox talk refresher training.

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Legionella - Managing the Risks31st July 2012

The HSE have issued a bulletin on management of the risks from legionella in cooling towers and evaporative condensers.

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H&S Legislation Update Session for MK Chamber of Commerce24th September 2012

We are proud to announce that we are the Sponsor and Presenters of the MK Chamber of Commerce Health and Safety legislative update session

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Demolition in Construction16th July 2012

The HSE have updated their website with a "demolition - what you should know" area.

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HSE Safety Bulletin on Hooped Ladders & Fall-Arrest Systems11th July 2012

The HSE have just published a safety bulleting on Hooped Ladders and Personal Fall-Arrest Systems.

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Interesting Electrical Articles2nd July 2012

Whilst undertaking some research for a Project we are currently working on relating to live electrical works, we came across some interesting articles.

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HSE Construction Areas of Focus Published2nd July 2012

HSE have published their focus plans for 2012-13

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Fee for Intervention implementation date has been set - 01/10/1229th June 2012

The HSE have announced the Fee for Intervention (FFI) implementation date as 1 October 2012

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HSE Proposals to review Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs)26th June 2012

The HSE are seeking views on the Proposals for the revision, consolidation or withdrawl of 15 ACOPs.

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Asbestos - new non-licensed works guidance22nd June 2012

Useful guidance note relating to nonlicensed asbestos work.

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Abestos - Managing Asbestos in Buildings22nd June 2012

Useful revised guidance relating to managing asbestos in buildings.

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WEEE – disposing of small electrical items in businesses22nd June 2012

If you are disposing of electrical items such as kettles and fridges used by staff, you may be able to classify these as domestic rather than business waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).

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Don't waste money on unnecessary electrical safety tests!22nd June 2012

The HSE have revised the guidance relating to portable appliance testing.

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Safety Alert - Vertical Lifting Platforms/Lifts for People with Impaired Mobility18th June 2012

SAFETY ALERT - Vertical lifting platforms or lifts for people with impaired mobility - potential falls from height risks to employees and members of the public from over-riding door locking safety devices

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Asbestos - Updated (06/04/12)

Asbestos Regulations - New Regulations come into force 06/04/12, do you know what the changes were?

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RIDDOR - Legislation Updated (06/04/12)5th April 2012

RIDDOR - Changes come into force on 06/04/12, do you know what the changes were?

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Safety Alert on Window Restrictors

Safety Alert - Risks to vulnerable members of the public from falling from height from windows

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HSE Clampdown on Construction Sites1st March 2012

The HSE are clamping down on Construction sites.
Are they in your area?

 

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Winter Conditions6th February 2012

In light of the bad weather we are currently experiencing, we are often asked questions relating to the clearing of snow etc........

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RIDDOR - Changes due in April 20126th February 2012

The HSE have approved changes to RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations)........

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Sickness Absence System6th February 2012

The DWP and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills commissioned 2 individuals to analyse the sickness absence system in the UK.

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