The High Cost of Cutting Corners: Lessons from the Winchester Asbestos Case

In a recent court ruling, a company director found himself facing an eight-month jail sentence for failing to protect workers from asbestos exposure during a refurbishment project.

By |2024-05-14T13:48:16+00:00May 14th, 2024|General|Comments Off on The High Cost of Cutting Corners: Lessons from the Winchester Asbestos Case

Keep people safe from future dangers of asbestos, regulator warns

Buildings that people use in their daily lives, such as workplaces, schools and hospitals are the focus of a new campaign to keep people safe from asbestos.

By |2024-03-13T10:45:55+00:00March 13th, 2024|General, Property|Comments Off on Keep people safe from future dangers of asbestos, regulator warns

The importance of an effective electrical maintenance programme for managing fire risk

Whilst electrical fires are among the most common cause of fire, an effective maintenance programme can reduce risk and improve business resilience.

By |2024-02-22T09:45:39+00:00February 22nd, 2024|General|Comments Off on The importance of an effective electrical maintenance programme for managing fire risk

HSE to visit farms as part of national inspection campaign

Farmers are being reminded they must change their attitude towards safety as Britain’s workplace regulator readies itself for a wave of inspections in the coming months.

By |2024-01-30T16:20:27+00:00January 30th, 2024|General|Comments Off on HSE to visit farms as part of national inspection campaign

The Major Threats to Life in the Motor Trade

The annual death rate in the motor vehicle repair industry is 1.6 deaths per 100,000 workers — around four times the average rate across all industries. So, in this potentially hazardous industry it is the task of the employer, to protect workers by identifying the risks and minimising the impact of those risks. Failure to learn from near misses or injuries will risk lives. 

By |2023-12-07T15:58:32+00:00December 7th, 2023|employers, General|Comments Off on The Major Threats to Life in the Motor Trade
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