HSENI has set out its mission ‘to work with others to reduce serious work-related injury and ill health’. HSENI will focus on preventing the most serious workplace health and safety issues in high risk industries and activities.
On Tuesday 27th March, Bill Tucker, Associate Principal Consultant for the S2 Partnership, presented a lecture to the Chartered Institute of Insurers (CII) members, on ‘Intelligent Fire Risk Management’ at the prestigious Lloyd’s Chambers ‘Old Library, Lime Street, London.
The AsbestosAsbestos is the single greatest cause of work-related deaths in the UK1. Asbestos was extensively used in construction materials up until the late 1990s, and is present in a significant number of bu... Disease Awareness Organisation (ADAO) is continuing into its 14th year, with a week-long event ‘Global Asbestos Awareness Week’ (GAAW), to raise awareness of asbestos, culminating on the 7th April.
Continuing its work in supporting the community and the wider environment, the S2 Partnership is delighted to announce its Charities of the Year 2018-2019; Marine Conservation Society and Cancer Research UK.
Subject to being approved by Parliament, the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (GSUIR) will come into force on 6 April 2018. The Approved Code of Practice and guidance will then apply.
The first global standard for occupational health and safety management, ISO 45001 has now been published by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO). ISO 45001 will replace OHSAS 18001, the former standard for workplace health and safety.
In a few weeks’ time (1st April 2018), changes to legislation – the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) – will make it, in most circumstances, unlawful to rent or sell a commercial property with an energy performance certificate (EPC) rating of F or G.
It has been reported that the new ISO 45001 standard has gained approval, and is set to be published in March. The standard follows the generic management system structure used for ISO 14001 and ISO 9001.
In light of the new restrictions from China on the import of waste materials, including post-consumer plastics, the UK government has just released its new 25-year Environment Strategy, in which there was a pledge to eliminate all avoidable plastic waste by 2042.