health and safety legislation

  1. A viola player who was forced to give up his musical career after sustaining a life changing hearing injury at rehearsals at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London in 2012 has won a landmark control of noise at work case against his employer. The viola player was situated in front of the 18 […]

  2. From the Education Sector to the Construction Sector if you employ outdoor workers do you know the risks involved and what procedures you need to put in place? We review the key Health & Safety risks to any employees working outdoors in the summer months to help you protect them from the risks of skin […]

  3. There’s certain health and safety information you should be displaying in your workplace including a health and safety law poster. Some are legally required and others are just good practice, we review four of the most important and provide practical advice. 1. Health and Safety Law Poster The Health and Safety Information for Employees Regulations […]

  4. As of the 6th April 2019, the HSE has increased the hourly charge of Fee For Intervention from £129 per hour to £154 per hour – doesn’t sound that excessive, does it? It does when there are other considerations to take into account. How will the increase affect my business? It all depends on how […]

  5. The HSE have recently announced that they are in the process of refreshing their RIDDOR reporting forms to make the reporting process easier for the user. The HSE aims to have all forms refreshed by April 2019. We review the upcoming changes and what you need to know.One of the main differences between the old […]

  6. The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) came into force on the 6th April 2015 to replace CDM 2007. The purpose of the CDM Regulations 2015 is to improve health and safety by placing duties on everyone involved in the Construction Industry. The aim of this guide is to give you a practical […]

  7. Health and safety legislation is constantly evolving and the HSE regularly promote new safety campaigns or issue safety alerts. We understand that it’s not easy for businesses to keep up to date with legislation changes in 2019, so read our round-up of key Health and Safety news. HSE Farm Inspections in 2019 The HSE have […]

  8. Health and Safety policies are an essential means of reducing and mitigating risks in the workplace. Though all policies will share some common features, there are also many factors that are unique to a particular environment. With this in mind, we review the unique challenges that come with delivering effective school Health and Safety. What […]