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We give regular updates on Health & Safety Issues. You can find the full list of updates below. 

Health & Safety

Health & Safety – Extension to first aid certificate requalification

First Aid at Work or Emergency First at Work certificates that expired after 16th March 2020 can remain valid until 31st October 2020, or six months from date of expiry, whichever is later. All requalification training for these certificates should be completed by 31st March 2021.

September 28, 2020

Health & Safety

Health & Safety – Returning to the workplace post lockdown

For many the new normality over these past weeks has been adapting, very quickly, to working from home over an extended period. For many others this ‘normality’ has seen them being placed on the government job retention scheme.

April 27, 2020

Health & Safety

Health & Safety – Temporary home working

For many employers having employees working from home has never been a consideration and equally many employees will have never worked from home before. With the appropriate consideration and resources, a homeworker should be no less effective than they would be if working in the office.

April 7, 2020

Health & Safety

Health & Safety – The hazards of ‘hot working’

Insurance company Zurich estimate that around 15% of all workplace fires are as a result of ‘hot work’. Hot work refers to work activities that involve open flames, applying heat or friction, or may generate sparks or heat.

March 10, 2020

Health & Safety

Health & Safety – How competent are your contractors?

Contractors are used to carry out activities where the client does not have the necessary skills, experience or resources to do so themselves.

February 6, 2020

Health & Safety

Health & Safety – The ‘top 10’ prosecutions of 2019

January 22, 2020

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Health & Safety – Reviewing risk assessments

December 20, 2019

Health & Safety

Health & Safety – Near miss reporting – what if…

December 5, 2019

Health & Safety

Health & Safety – Managing the neglected risk of the ‘grey fleet’

November 7, 2019

Health & Safety

Health & Safety – Update to RIDDOR Reporting Process

March 11, 2019

Health & Safety

Health & Safety – Plane common sense – Pay attention to safety briefings, it could save your life

January 9, 2019

Health & Safety

Health & Safety – HSE issues new guidance on mental ill health

December 12, 2018

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