Organisations in the west of Scotland are facing checks by inspectors from 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) and local authorities to ensure they are correctly managing Legionella risks.
As the snow starts to fall in many parts of the UK and the temperature plummets, we thought it a valuable time to put together a few short pieces of advice on how seasonal changes can bring about new risks…
A highly contentious proposed change to civil liability laws in relation to breaches of health and safety duties has been included in the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, which is currently working its way through the House of Commons prior to being sent to the Lords.
Figures announced yesterday by the Environment Agency show serious industrial pollution incidents have fallen to their lowest level for over a decade, whilst pollution incidents in the water and waste sectors, the largest permitted sectors, almost doubled last year – from 65 to 120.
This month, the S2 Partnership has achieved RoSPA accreditation for 3 new courses; 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... More Awareness, Legionella Awareness (Domestic Water Systems) and Fire Safety Awareness.
This week, it’s European 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 Week – and this year’s theme is “Working together for risk prevention” – designed to raise awareness of health & safety in organisations, companies and workplaces of all sizes and sectors.