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  • Employment Law & HR
    25/11/2021

    Carer’s Rights Day – Three Fast Facts for Employers

    Carer’s Rights Day – Three Fast Facts for Employers This year Carer’s Rights Day is being held on 25th November...

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  • Health & safety alerts
    23/11/2021

    Are you Managing your Workplace Transport Risks?

    Where workplace transport risks are not being correctly managed and an incident occurs the consequences for a driver or ...

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  • Health & safety alerts
    27/10/2021

    Safety Notice is issued by HSE regarding the use of Wheeled Loading Shovels

    In the last 4 years there have been 9 fatal vehicle / pedestrian collisions which involved wheeled loading shovels. Six ...

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  • Health & safety alerts
    18/10/2021

    Manufacturers who Produce Wood Dust as a Part of their Operations, to be next Focus for Inspections

    In an effort to reduce serious health effects to employees who are exposed to wood dust in the workplace, the Health and...

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  • Health & safety alerts
    30/09/2021

    HSE Issues Safety Alert re: Lubrication of Circuit Breakers

    Due to a catastrophic failure of an HV circuit breaker which lead to an explosion/fire, and which was lucky not to resul...

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  • Health & safety alerts
    24/09/2021

    DUST in Construction is the next Focal Point for HSE Inspectors from 4th October

    As a part of HSE’s longer term strategy to improve health within the construction industry, from Monday 4th October HS...

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  • Health & safety alerts
    23/09/2021

    Metal Working Fluids (MWF) – Are you managing them properly?

    Exposure to metalworking fluids can cause both irritation of the skin/dermatitis and lung diseases, such as occupational...

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  • Health & safety alerts
    7/09/2021

    Skin Cancer from Sun Exposure

    Comedian Sean Lock sadly passed away last month from an, as-yet undisclosed, form of cancer. His first brush with the di...

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  • Health & safety alerts
    19/08/2021

    HSE Issues Call to Farmers to Raise Safety Awareness after a Series of Farm Related Fatalities

    HSE, supported by relevant industry partners is asking farmers to review their safe working practices and raise the awar...

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  • Health & safety alerts
    12/08/2021

    Self-isolation requirements are to be removed for double vaccinated close contacts from 16th August

    Adults and children will be free to return to work, attend school, and meet friends and family as the protection from va...

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  • Health & safety alerts
    9/08/2021

    Can Trespassers Gain Access to Your Site and in Doing So, Are They at Risk of Injury?

    The HSE is not the only regulator which can bring its powers to bear on businesses that do not manage to ensure safety i...

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  • Health & safety alerts
    28/07/2021

    MHRA warns of Inaccurate Infrared Thermometers

    The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a warning to both the general public and healt...

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  • Health & safety alerts
    26/07/2021

    Ventilation and Air Conditioning in the Workplace

    Providing good ventilation in the workplace is considered to be a key factor in helping to reduce viral infection within...

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  • Health & safety alerts
    14/07/2021

    Re-opening your Workplace with COVID in mind

    Firstly, it is important that employers recognise that COVID-19 has not gone away and person-to-person contact is still ...

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  • Health & safety alerts
    11/06/2021

    Do You Have Forklift Trucks in Your Workplace?

    Recent prosecutions demonstrate that workplace transport accidents where forklift truck use is involved are still occurr...

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  • Health & safety alerts
    21/05/2021

    Mental Health in the Workplace

    Last week was Mental Health week so we thought that this would be a good time for you to look at what you do as a compan...

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  • Health & safety alerts
    11/05/2021

    Fee For Intervention (FFI) Increases to £160.00 per Hour

    Since 2012 when the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) first instigated its Fee for Intervention Scheme (FFI) at £124....

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  • Health & safety alerts
    26/04/2021
    World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2021

    World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    April 28th 2021        This year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work campaign focuses on strategies to stre...

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  • Health & safety alerts
    26/04/2021

    Plumbing Suppliers and Contractor Found Guilty After Building Collapse

    The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) investigated after a building undergoing work collapsed, with debris falling int...

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  • Health & safety alerts
    21/04/2021

    Fire Safety

    The fire at Grenfell Tower represented the greatest loss of life in a residential fire in the UK since the Second World ...

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  • Health & safety alerts
    16/04/2021

    Workers Exposed to Dermatitis Risk

    An engineering company has been fined £20,000 incl of costs for failing to control the risk of its employees developing...

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  • Health & safety alerts
    23/03/2021

    It Has Been One Year Since the Beginning of the First COVID-19 Lockdown

    This time last year we entered the first national lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, today we reflect on the toll...

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  • Health & safety alerts
    8/03/2021

    Register to order Coronavirus tests for your employees.

    COVID-19: All businesses in England to be given rapid coronavirus tests free of charge. COVID test kits will be made av...

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  • Health & safety alerts
    23/02/2021

    Upcoming Enforcement Visits to Fabricated Metal Businesses

    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has written to fabricated metal businesses across the UK to check that they are ma...

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