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Working Safely in Wales during COVID-19: New Guidance and HSE Enforcement

Working Safely in Wales during COVID-19: New Guidance and HSE Enforcement

The guidance available to businesses in relation to safe working practices during the COVID-19 crisis is not only constantly evolving, but different i ...

Working Safely during COVID-19: New Guidelines and HSE Enforcement

Working Safely during COVID-19: New Guidelines and HSE Enforcement

The government has this week published new ‘COVID-19 secure’ guidelines to help UK businesses to get back up and running whilst ensuring that workplac ...

Changing times: Reopening Workplaces Safely

Changing times: Reopening Workplaces Safely

Ahead of the heralded relaxation in the emergency measures in place in response to the COVID 19 pandemic, for Organisations planning to reopen their o ...

Update on HSE Chief Executive's report, HSE business plan and coronavirus guidance

Update on HSE Chief Executive's report, HSE business plan and coronavirus guidance

In advance of the publication of the HSE’s Business Plan for 2020/21, we summarise below the report of the HSE’s Chief Executive in March which highli ...

Lessons from the Archers for Health and Safety Lawyers

Lessons from the Archers for Health and Safety Lawyers

While Covid-19 has not yet reached rural Ambridge, residents are currently grappling with the aftermath of the explosion at Grey Gables, a fictional c ...

HSE farm inspections underway

HSE farm inspections underway

The HSE have announced that they have commenced a programme of proactive inspections of farms targeting the effective management health and safety ris ...

DAC Beachcroft Spotlight: 2018 Health and Safety in numbers

DAC Beachcroft Spotlight: 2018 Health and Safety in numbers

As we begin to approach the end of 2018, it is that time of year again when everyone begins to feel festive and the HSE release their annual statistic ...

Highest Rate of Fatal Accidents Within Agriculture Industry

Highest Rate of Fatal Accidents Within Agriculture Industry

The Health and Safety Executive's ("HSE") latest annual statistic show that the agriculture sector continues to have amongst the highest incidence rat ...

Supreme Court Settles the Test for Appealing Health and Safety Enforcement Notices

Supreme Court Settles the Test for Appealing Health and Safety Enforcement Notices

The judgment of the Supreme Court in the case of HSE v Chevron North Sea Limited on 8th February 2018 had been eagerly awaited.  The decision clarifie ...

Construction Health & Safety Update

Construction Health & Safety Update

As the first month of 2018 draws to a close we wanted to spend a few moments reflecting on the main Health and Safety developments impacting on the co ...