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‘Dame Judith Hackitt’s proposed Joint Competent Authority will bring in an era of stronger enforcement and a new package of sanctions,’ says Chairman of the Fire and Security Association

Speaking at Firex International, Tom Brookes said overall Dame Judith made 53 recommendations in her final report, which was published in May 2018 and the government said they will take forward all 53. Read More

Top 5 most read in June 2019

The most read fines and prosecution articles in June 2019 include, the highest ever fine given by Ofwat to Southern Water of £126m. Read More

What are the risks of not responding to a critical alarm in time?

Klaus Allion, Managing Director, ANT Telecom, explores the moral duty and legal responsibility of particular industries that operate within a high-risk environment. Read More

Head and eye protection become one

JSP’s new EVOVISTA Helmet incorporates a fully retractable optical class 1 faceshield or overspec Read More

January Blues: SHP’s guide to helping workers beat the winter slump

The first few weeks of January are often perceived as a challenging time for the workforce from a mental wellbeing perspective. Read More

Celebrating the success of Women in Health and Safety

You might also be interested in: Highlights from the 2018 Birmingham Women in Health and Safety Christmas Party Highlights from Read More

Festive period travel

During the festive period, many workers change the way that they travel to and from work. There’s the work Christmas Read More

Fine after machinery guarding failure leads to partial amputation of a finger

An agency worker at a haulage and waste processing business had his hand drawn into an in running nip on a waste sorting conveyor, while trying to clear a blockage beneath the belt. Read More

Highways England launches new safety awards

Nominations are now open for the Highways England Awards, which combine the previous Health, Safety and Wellbeing Awards and the Supplier Recognition Scheme into a single competition Read More

Another insurance breach leads to fine

The HSE has reported on the second breach of employers’ liability insurance in as many days, detailing the case of a car wash company which has been fined after failing to produce a certificate. Read More


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