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The importance of influencing to drive proactive safety

Wednesday 24 March, 11:00 GMT. In this webinar, hosted by SHP, SHE Software will discuss the importance of digitisation of health and safety and how this can drive a proactive approach. Read More

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Fire Safety Bill proposals to protect leaseholders from costs of repairs defeated in the Commons

The Fire Safety Bill has recently passed through the House of Commons, following amendments tabled from the House of Lords which were defeated in a Commons vote on Wednesday 24 February. Read More

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British Safety Council calls on Government and HSE to strengthen and enforce COVID-Secure workplace rules

Chairman Lawrence Waterman recognises the challenges faced by the Government, but says there are some ‘obvious steps’ that can be taken to help control the virus and protect workers. Read More

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Redefining risk management

Uncertainty is often an unavoidable factor in making decisions when it comes to safety management. Read More

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Can the spread of workplace illness be avoided, post-COVID, by increased remote working?

A report in the Independent has highlighted that there has not been a single case of influenza detected by Public Health England so far in 2021. Read More

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Suspended prison sentence for pub landlord over unsafe inflatable play equipment

A Clevedon pub landlord whose health and safety failings caused a boy to suffer serious head injuries has been given a suspended prison sentence. Read More

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Will 2021 be the year construction goes green?

Gareth Rondel, Environmental and Sustainability Lead at CHAS, considers whether 2021 could be a pivotal year in the construction industry's efforts to reduce its environmental impact. Read More

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Coronavirus advice for employers

The Government has Government published a four-step roadmap to ease restrictions across England and provide a route back to a more normal way of life. Addressing the nation in a Downing Street Press Conference on Tuesday 23 February, PM Boris Johnson said that each step will be assessed against four tests before restrictions ease. Read More

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HSE launches Health and Safety app for SMEs

The HSE has released a bespoke mobile app, designed to help organisations understand the law, their health and safety rights, and their responsibilities. Read More

Culture And Behaviours

Human behaviour: Rule following and risk perception

Group Health and Safety Manager, Joe Smith, tries to get to the bottom of why people do, or don’t, follow the rules and why it takes supervision or disciplinary action before some toe the line and work safely all of the time. Read More