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HSE target Construction Sector in Health Inspection Initiative during October 2020

HSE target Construction Sector in Health Inspection Initiative during October 2020

The HSE will be carrying out its latest construction health initiative between Monday 5 and Friday 30 October. What will this inititive entail and wha ...

Coronavirus–Test and Trace requirements on employers, RIDDOR reporting

Coronavirus–Test and Trace requirements on employers, RIDDOR reporting

On 22nd September the government announced new restrictions in England to try to stop the rapid spread of coronavirus, including a return to work from ...

HSE Fatal Accident Statistics – a decrease in workplace fatalities for 2019/20

HSE Fatal Accident Statistics – a decrease in workplace fatalities for 2019/20

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released its annual figures for the number of work related fatalities in 2019/2020. These figures only relat ...

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 ...