Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations


Heatwave: ‘Employers should evaluate working environment in their thermal comfort risk assessment’

How businesses should 'beat the heat' during heatwaves. During most seasons in the UK, it’s hard to imagine heat stress being a real danger. Read More

Give PEACE a Chance! Beyond the obvious in incident investigation

Matthew Powell-Howard, NEBOSH Head of Strategy, considers how organisations can get the most out of their investigations – and where they sometimes go off-script. Read More

Control of contractors made simple

Gary Duce, Managing Director of Reset, looks at how organisations can better manage contractors working on their premises and ensure compliance. Read More

Manufacturing worker killed in ‘preventable’ machinery incident

Employee was in the process of removing a cast plastic rod from a casting machine. The rod was secured in the machine by a pressurised piston, which should have been depressurised before the rod was removed. Read More

Worker crushed due to transport management failures

Employee was seriously injured when a pallet loaded with 920kg of cardboard packaging toppled from a forklift and landed on him. Read More

Workforce health: Reduce risks using cleaning and maintenance best practice

How implementing proper wiping and cleaning procedures can benefit business audits, streamline production and reduce the risks to workforce health. Read More

Worker’s leg amputated after 2 tonnes falls on it

A North East based foundry has been fined after a serious incident at its site left an employee needing a leg amputation above the knee. Read More

Worker died from injuries, firm fined £216k

A wood waste company has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker was killed when he fell four metres from a walking floor trailer in South Yorkshire while manually un-sheeting the unit. Read More

Considering Mental Health First Aid? How to get started…

It is the 10th anniversary of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) in England this week, but it is only in the last couple of years that this training has become the main game in town for organisations wishing to start a mental health programme. Heather Beech assesses the scheme. Read More

£200k fine following fall death

A Grantham business has been fined £200,000 for breaching of health and safety regulations. Read More



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