News List

  • Research reveals workplace safety and health implications of outsourcing

    Published on Monday, March 2nd, 2020 by admin

    Workplace safety and health challenges from outsourcing across several sectors and industries have been revealed as part of a new study by Cranfield University. The new study published today and funded by IOSH saw researchers from Cranfield University explore how outsourcing practices vary when working with different types of contractors.

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  • Working at height safely and securely

    Published on Thursday, February 27th, 2020 by admin

    The last five years saw on average, 36 construction-related fatalities to workers and five to civilians, according to the Health and safety Executive (HSE), with almost 50% of which due to falls from height. HSE’s Work at Height Regulations 2005, which prevents death and injury caused by a fall from height,

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  • Four charged after Extinction Rebellion protest at petrol station

    Published on Wednesday, February 26th, 2020 by admin

    Four people have been charged in relation to an Extinction Rebellion protest at a Shell petrol station in Cambridge. Police, paramedics and fire crews attended the site in Newnham Road, on Friday, February 21. A 21-year-old woman from Cambridge has been charged with criminal damage and obstructing or disrupting a

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  • Two way radios for construction sites

    Published on Monday, February 24th, 2020 by admin

    Construction sites are busy, complex environments containing large numbers of people from many different trades all of whom need to be carefully coordinated and managed to keep the project on time and to budget. All this necessitates the requirement for a highly efficient, reliable communications solution to ensure the project

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  • Protected: Your passport to forecourt safety success

    Published on Monday, February 10th, 2020 by admin

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  • Construction cannot breathe easy over air pollution

    Published on Friday, February 7th, 2020 by admin

    Since coal was first used in London in the 13th century, people have been concerned about the quality of air. Parliament has been legislating since 1845 to control air quality, particularly pollution caused by industry. Today, about 40,000 deaths in the UK each year are thought to be attributable to exposure to outdoor

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  • Keep workers safe in cold storage

    Published on Monday, February 3rd, 2020 by admin

    A NEW guide has been published to help cold chain businesses keep on top of the specific health and safety challenges posed to employees operating in a cold environment. The Cold Chain Federation’s Keeping People Safe in a Cold Store provides a one-stop-shop overview of the major risks in a typical cold storage

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  • Rock City Stage Crew – February’s Training Provider of the Month

    Published on Friday, January 31st, 2020 by admin

    SPA training providers come in all shapes and sizes, covering a wide variety of industries and sectors, and Rock City Stage Crew are no exception. In their own words . . . RCSC Training is an independent Forklift, First Aid and Health and Safety consultancy and training company, dedicated to

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  • Chippie fined £75k after workers burned by spilled oil

    Published on Friday, January 24th, 2020 by admin

    A fish and chip shop has been prosecuted after three staff members were burned by hot oil when they decided to change the fat during business hours. On 26 September 2018 at Bizzie Lizzie’s High Street Car Park branch in Skipton, three employees including two managers changed the fat in the

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  • New measures to improve building safety standards

    Published on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 by admin

    Government committed to delivering the biggest change in building safety for a generation Housing Secretary announces the new Building Safety Regulator within the Health and Safety Executive, to be established immediately Government sets out clarified and consolidated advice for building owners, proposal to extend cladding ban, update on fire sprinklers

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