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London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade announce blue light partnership to tackle COVID-19

London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade have announced a new partnership to boost the COVID-19 emergency response which will see firefighters helping with a number of roles across the ambulance service. Read More

Coronavirus advice for employers

People unable to work for more than seven days because of coronavirus (COVID-19) can obtain an isolation note through a new online service. Isolation notes will provide employees with evidence for their employers that they have been advised to self-isolate due to coronavirus, either because they have symptoms or they live with someone who has symptoms, and so cannot work. Read More

Six tips to improve workplace safety

Whether your premises is an office, a warehouse, a shop, or anywhere, it is important to practice good safety in the workplace. Read More

Landlord fined after RBC takes him to court over state of rented property

A landlord has been ordered to pay a fine, costs and victim surcharge totalling £2,485 for failing to comply with an Improvement Notice following a prosecution by the Borough Council. Read More

SHP weekly top five

A guide to home working and self-isolating, Coronavirus advice for employers, COVID-19: Can employers be prosecuted if employees are exposed?, A guide to home working, A pandemic within a pandemic? Read More

Severn Trent Water streamlines communication and critical alert processes with dedicated digital radio platform

Water authority sought to resolve communication challenges, health and safety risks for lone workers caused by poor mobile coverage across its sites and efficient management of critical site alarms. Read More

HSE issues exemption for the manufacture and supply of biocidal hand sanitiser products in the UK

The HSE has taken steps to support hand sanitiser manufacturers as UK production is increasing to tackle coronavirus. Read More

Man jailed for assault of emergency worker after using threat of coronavirus to avoid arrest

A man who assaulted an emergency worker and told police he had coronavirus to try to avoid being arrested has been jailed for 31 weeks. Read More

Calls for greater focus on driver eyesight tests

Licence Bureau has backed a call to make regular eye tests mandatory, as data revealed 134 drivers a week have their driving licence revoked for not meeting the minimum eyesight requirements. Read More

Fire safety warning as millions work from home

Firefighters issue urgent #StayHomeStaySafe advice as millions of people work from home amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Read More


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