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Food safety

Food safety round-up: Pub owner in court after inspectors find unsafe food at premises and coronavirus closures

Pub owner in court after inspectors find unsafe food at premises and Greggs becomes the latest food outlet to close all stores to prevent spread. Read More


If you think safety is expensive… try an accident!

A review of the costs to the construction industry associated with accidents. Read More


‘Non-essential construction must end to keep workers and public safe’

Government must give clearer guidance on building sites says British Safety Council. Read More

Home working

Home working: Directors briefing

Employers have a duty to protect the health and safety of all employees, including home workers. Read More

contractor management

Contractor management benchmarking survey launched

Alcumus SafeContractor launches survey to benchmark contractor management in the UK. Read More

Arco Innovation Award

Sonodot announced as winner of Arco Innovation Award

The demonstration day is finished, the judges have deliberated, you the readers have chosen and all votes have been counted. After an exciting process that saw 36 of the best new start-up companies in health and safety technology shortlisted to five, the winner of Arco’s Innovation Award has been selected. Read More

In court

£600,000 fine for yoghurt manufacturer

A yoghurt manufacturing company has been fined £600,000 fine after two employees suffered serious injuries following the release of an acidic cleaning solution. Read More


It’s not safe for the Olympics to go ahead as planned says London 2012 health and safety boss

Lawrence Waterman OBE – “We ran the safest ever games for London 2012 – the Tokyo Games cannot be delivered safely for athletes, visitors or workers in Japan.” Read More

Fire Safety Bill

Fire Safety Bill introduced by the Home Office

The Home Office has introduced a new Fire Safety Bill, in an effort to improve fire safety in buildings in England and Wales Read More

Driver safety

Proactivity in driver safety

Nowadays, detailed health and safety policies come with the territory for anyone who drives for work. Companies will instruct their drivers in vehicle maintenance, driving style, designated breaks and lone working before sending them out onto the road. With hundreds or even of thousands of hours racked up every week by organisations with large fleets, this is a natural and necessary step. However, it’s also only a first one Read More