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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

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

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

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

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

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