European Week for Waste Reduction: 17th November – 25th November 2018

November 16, 2018

The thematic emphasis of this year’s European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) 2018 is hazardous waste – be it explosive, flammable or toxic. It poses a greater risk to our health and our environment when compared to other types of waste, and it is, therefore, essential to prevent it and reduce the amount of hazardous waste that is being disposed of.

Health and Safety at Work – Summary Statistics for Great Britain 2018

November 9, 2018

Figures recently published by the Health & SafetyHealth & safety law requires employers to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees as well as considering others who may be affected by their work, such as clients, contractors an... More Executive (HSE) show that although there is generally a downward trend for major incidents and fatalities in Great Britain, there is still room for improvement, with certain statistics showing an increase during the 2017/18 period.

Building Safety Programme – Monthly Data Release

November 6, 2018

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has recently published its most up-to-date data regarding building safety, ‘Building Safety Programme: Monthly Data Release’.

HSENI Launches Draft Corporate Plan for the 2018-2023 Period

October 12, 2018

The Health and Safety Executive Northern Ireland (HSENI) has launched its draft five-year Corporate Plan, covering the period from 2018-2023, which aims to demonstrate HSENI’s commitment to improving health and safety standards across all work sectors in Northern Ireland.

Government Announcement on Cladding Ban

October 4, 2018

On the 1st October the Housing Secretary, James Brokenshire, announced that there would be a ban on the use of combustible materials on external walls of residential buildings, hospitals, schools and student accommodation that are above the height of 18m.

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