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Managing risks and risk assessment at work

As an employer, you’re required by law to protect your employees, and others, from harm. Under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, the minimum you must do is: Identify what could cause injury or illness in your...

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20 October 2020

A new culture of accountability by the Building Safety Regulator

Dame Judith Hackett said: 'They can no longer rely on "I did what the rules said"; from now on, they will...

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16 October 2020

MoD censored for the second time in a month

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been issued with its second Crown Censure in a month after another military diver died...

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2 October 2020

Building safety bill makes all involved accountable

The recent publication of the Government’s draft Building Safety Bill confirms its commitment to putting safety at the heart of...

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24 August 2020

Perhaps the greatest impact is the people and the culture

COVID-19 has had devastating effects worldwide, which saddens me greatly.  Though as a woman who always see the positives -...

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25 July 2020

The future of remote working in a post-pandemic world

Many businesses have been amazed how well working from home has gone and have figured out they could save millions...

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20 July 2020

COVID-19 risk assessment is a Key Requirment

The Government has published sets of guidance aimed at helping employers work safely during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. One of...

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5 July 2020

Checks to resume imminently, HSE confirms

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced it is restarting 'proactive' inspections, as much of the country gets back to...

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1 June 2020

Rapid Recovery – Returning to a Better Workplace Event

Q&A with panel of business experts offering advice and tips on returning safely to your office environment. About this Event...

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20 May 2020

COVID-19 – Our chance for a great reset in how we work 

National working from home day promotes employees to work from home!   When COVID-19 speedily spread across the world and...

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16 May 2020

Unlocking our new world has now begun…

Those who cannot work from home are being 'actively encouraged' back into workplaces and expected to manage and control COVID-19...

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13 May 2020

TUC proposals on ensuring a safe return to work

Specific to Health and Safety legislation, what we do best, the below sets out the TUC’s view of the immediate...

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7 May 2020

COVID-19 lockdown release ~ how employers can avoid prosecution

Following this weeks media ‘stir up’ on the stages of release of lockdown (which still feels serial typing), you will...

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6 May 2020

LCS BBC Radio Talk ~ COVID-19 Returning to Work

Alex at LCS talks to BBC Radio on some of the control measures, business need to have in place for...

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1 May 2020

It’s fascinating how quickly humans adapt

As we start to see increased movement of traffic and people starting to go back to the workplace as businesses...

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24 April 2020

LCS on Radio BBC Merseyside COVID-19

Alex at LCS talks to Rodger Philips at BBC Radio Merseyside on the effects of the corona virus is having...

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14 April 2020

Action on distancing failures

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has said that it could shut down sites that are not effectively implementing social...

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9 April 2020

COVID-19 vs Health and Safety Law

In the past few weeks, our lives have changed beyond all recognition. With stringent restrictions on our movement, full time...

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28 March 2020

Looking to LCS to show Leadership

With continuing uncertainty around the ongoing impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19), it is important we let you know the ways...

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16 March 2020

Will Fees For Intervention increase in 2020

In 2012, the HSE introduced Fees for Intervention (FFI), a scheme to charge companies who fail to meet their legal obligations...

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12 March 2020

Director or Senior Manager? How are you measuring up ?

Too many senior managers still tend to regard health and safety as a low level, regulatory compliance restriction, rather than...

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8 February 2020

Tesco lands huge fine over slippery floor £700,00!

Tesco has been handed a £700,000 fine after a 91-year-old pensioner slipped at store and broke his hip. The IP...

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28 January 2020

CDM – there are still areas of confusion and misunderstanding

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) have been in force since April 2015 but there are still...

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21 January 2020

Director sentenced after his brother’s fatal fall from height

A solar panel company and its director have been sentenced after his brother’s fatal fall from height. Worcester Crown Court...

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17 December 2019

Is there support for Leaders in Health & Safety?  Yes

One of the main statutory responsibilities falling on directors is the understating of the Health and Safety Policy  Is there...

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12 December 2019

What is gross negligence manslaughter?

and how does it relate to responsibilities placed upon individuals (s36) and Leaders s3&) in the Health and Safety at...

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29 November 2019

Why health and safety is now big business

The demand for safety management services and solutions is soaring - this is why LCS is here.  To support business...

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3 January 2019