Bolton and Trafford are the latest areas the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is specifically targeting with spot inspections to ensure workplaces are COVID-secure. The post HSE COVID-secure spot inspections target Bolton and Trafford appeared first on SHP - Health and Safety News, Legislation, PPE [...]
Hammersmith and Fulham Council have closed London's Hammersmith Bridge indefinitely, to all traffic, after the recent heatwave was discovered to have caused further cracks. The post Hammersmith Bridge: Heatwave exacerbates ‘critical faults’ and closes bridge completely appeared first on SHP [...]
The Department for Work and Pensions has appointed Sarah Newton as Chair of the Health and Safety Executive Board. The post New HSE chair appointed appeared first on SHP - Health and Safety News, Legislation, PPE, CPD and Resources.
People using pubs, restaurants and cafes will soon have greater freedom to choose non-smoking outdoor areas following a Parliamentary amendment to legislation. The Government says a balance has been struck between protecting public health and not imposing additional red tape on businesses. The post [...]
The HSE has issued a report that shows agriculture has the one of the worst rates of worker fatal injury in Great Britain. Last year, 21 people were killed in agriculture, one was a child. The post Report published into fatal injuries in agriculture, forestry and fishing in Britain appeared first on [...]
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) annual report and accounts summarises HSE’s performance during 2019 to 2020, and other developments in the organisation. The post HSE releases annual report and accounts 2019 to 2020 appeared first on SHP - Health and Safety News, Legislation, PPE, CPD and Res [...]
Given the unprecedented situation presently faced with the outbreak of coronavirus, the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) has issued advice to tower crane users relating to how tower cranes should be left out of service for potentially lengthy periods of time. The post Tower crane safety ale [...]
In the first budget of 2020, the newly-appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has pledged the NHS will get 'whatever resources it needs' during the coronavirus crisis, while he has also unveiled measures to boost the self-employed and small businesses who are left out of pocke [...]
A refuse worker in Birmingham was nearly crushed to death by a bin lorry, after he was dragged into the lifting machine. The post Refuse worker escapes being crushed by bin lorry appeared first on SHP - Health and Safety News, Legislation, PPE, CPD and Resources.
The first few weeks of January are often perceived as a challenging time for the workforce from a mental wellbeing perspective. The post January Blues: SHP’s guide to helping workers beat the winter slump appeared first on SHP - Health and Safety News, Legislation, PPE, CPD and Resources.