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HSE and local authorities make Legionella visits in the west of Scotland

December 11, 2012

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.

Winter Safety

December 7, 2012

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…

Energy Bill Unveiled by Davey

December 3, 2012

Energy minister Ed Davey last week unveiled the government’s Energy Bill, detailing measures proposed to “transform” the UK to a “low-carbon economy”.

Government pushes through changes to health & safety legislation

November 19, 2012

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.

Are you ready for Mandatory Carbon Reporting?

October 30, 2012

Under new regulations announced by the Deputy Prime Minister in June, UK public companies will become the first in the world to publish figures of the greenhouse gases they produce from April 2013.

NEW RoSPA Accredited Training

October 24, 2012

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.

It’s European Health & Safety Week!

October 22, 2012

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.

 
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