January 30, 2020

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Brexit and Health and Safety

Brexit and Health and Safety
 
In light of the UK’s exit from the European Union there has been great deliberation regarding potential changes to health and safety rules and regulations.
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October 23, 2019

hazard ›   health ›   law ›  


What is Hand-Arm Vibration?

What is Hand-Arm Vibration?
 
Each year, approximately 3,000 new claims for Industrial Injury Disablement Benefit are made in relation to vibration white finger and vibration-related carpal tunnel syndrome.
 
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October 02, 2019

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Changes to Fire Risk Assessors Standards

Fire Risk Assessors Standards

A plan has been drafted in regards to the standards required for fire risk assessors , contractors, installers or designers who work on High Risk Residential Buildings over 18 metres.

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September 25, 2019

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What is DCM?

What is DCM?

Also known as Methylene Chloride, Dichloromethane (DCM) is a colourless, volatile liquid which is widely used as a solvent and it used in many products such as paint strippers.

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July 22, 2019

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Guide to the sentencing guidelines

 Guide to Sentencing Guidelines

 

On February 1st 2016, the amended sentencing guidelines for health and safety came into force.

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July 17, 2019

construction ›   law ›   safety ›  


What are the CDM Regulations?

 CDM Regulations 2015

 

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, more commonly known as CDM, are the main set of regulations for managing the health, safety and welfare of construction projects.

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July 08, 2019

employment ›   health ›   law ›   safety ›  


What are the Management Regulations?

 Management Regulations

The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 were introduced to reinforce the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.The Management Regulations go into more detail about what employers are required to do in order to manage health and safety in the workplace.

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July 02, 2019

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What is the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974?

Health and safety at work act 

The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 is the primary piece of legislation covering occupational health and safety in Great Britain.

 

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April 22, 2019

hazard ›   health ›   law ›   safety ›  


What is Lone Working?

Lone working

Although it is usually perfectly safe to work alone, there are many risks which can affect lone workers, particularly those in high-risk industries.

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April 17, 2019

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What is Legionella?

Legionella 

Employers and those with responsibility for the control of premises (including landlords) have legal duties in regards to Legionella.

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