New Construction Design Management (CDM) Regulations, subject to goverment approval, are due to come into force in April, but what changes do the 2015 regulations bring, and how will your businesses be affected?
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Posted in Asbestos, Construction, COSHH, Health and safety law, Safety training, Statistics, Uncategorized, Workplace health, tagged CDM, CDM Regulations, Changes in regulations, Construction, Health and Safety on January 28, 2015| Leave a Comment »
Posted in Asbestos, Career Advice, COSHH, Fire safety, Fleet management, Health and Safety Exposed, Health and safety law, IOSH, Manual Handling, Workplace health, tagged asbestos awareness, Construction, COSHH, Health and Safety, Manual handling, OSH, Safety training, training on January 15, 2015| Leave a Comment »
As every safety and health professional knows, there’s a near endless list of issues we need to consider if we are going to ensure every employee returns safely home to their families each night. While most of you will have studied for years to achieve the highest health and safety qualifications, there’s no harm in occasionally going back to basics to refresh your memory… Which in this case means remembering your ABCs! In this short post, we look at the first 12 letters of the alphabet and what they mean for the OSH professional…
This month sees the 25th anniversary of the COSHH regulations. As far as safety regulations go, the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health regulations are fairly visible and no doubt many of you have attended COSHH training of some sort. The majority of organisations today use substances that could cause harm to employees, contractors and other people, and as a result it’s likely you’ve seen the COSHH symbols plastered across safety signs and on the back of many common products (you can test your knowledge with our fun COSHH symbol quiz.) To celebrate a quarter of a century of these life saving regulations, we’re delighted to present 25 facts and tips about COSHH – how many have you heard before?
Posted in COSHH, Risk Assessment, Safety training, tagged About COSHH, Define COSHH, Health & Safety, Health & safety law, health and safety legislation, Health and safety standards, risk assessment, Safety training, Signs & symbols, What is..., Workplace Safety on April 8, 2014| 1 Comment »