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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 have to demonstrate to the regulator that the building is safe. That culture change needs to start happening across the...

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16 October 2020

Director handed suspended sentence after scaffold collapse

The director of a scaffolding firm has been handed a 12-week prison sentence, suspended for 12 months, after an employee...

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29 September 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

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

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

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

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

£150,000 fine for Packaging manufacturer for unsafe stacking

A worker was using a forklift truck near a row of FIBCs (flexible intermediate bulk containers), when they reversed the...

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3 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