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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

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

LCS COVID-19 ~ Managing Risk Online Training

The Risk Assessment template for COVID-19 contains possible issues and risks you need to be thinking about and acting on...

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3 June 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

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 Construction Industry

Alex at LCS talks to BBC Radio on the effects of COVID-19 on the construction industry. For help in managing...

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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

Top 10 UK Health & Safety Fines of 2019

Penalties for health and safety breaches in the UK have steadily risen, with 2019 being no exception, with fines exceeding...

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18 February 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

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

Company fined £260,000 on the residence of one of the Directors

Leeds Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 28th April 2016, Mark Smith, aged 36, fell 4.8 metres through an unprotected opening...

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7 January 2020

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

Worker Struck – Liverpool Port operator sentenced

A Liverpool port operating company has been sentenced after a worker was struck by a load falling from two fork...

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29 September 2019