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Building safety – A dangerous storm is brewing

Ian King, COO at Zeroignition, discusses essential fire safety considerations when converting the use of a building from commercial to residential. Read More

Recycling company fined £200k for poor health and safety management

A waste and recycling company has been fined after HSE inspectors discovered widespread poor management of health and safety risks at a site. Read More

SGSA stresses the importance of event safety management

SGSA has stressed that, for all individuals involved in the management, organisation or hosting of an event, whatever their role, the safety of all people present must take precedence over every other concern. Read More

Usdaw disappointed by government response to protection of shop workers law

Retail trade union Usdaw has said it is disappointed by the government's response to a report from a cross-party committee of MPs that recommended a new criminal offence to protect shop workers, following an upsurge in violence and abuse. Read More

‘Major issues in health & safety should still be given the priority they deserve’

Ahead of EHS Congress 2021, which takes place in Berlin from 9-10 November 2021, SHP, an event media partner, looks ahead to what is in store this year. Read More

Diving instructor sentenced after trainee dies during dive

A technical diving instructor has been sentenced after he failed to properly assess the competency of two pupils prior to a deep-water dive in Scotland, which ended in a fatality. Read More

‘8 out of 10 people expect their employer to offer hybrid working’, according to survey

As the nation begins to return to the workplace, a recent survey shows that more than eight out of 10 people are expecting their employer to offer hybrid working. Read More

BCGA highlights welding fume hazards in Safety Alert

The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has issued a Safety Alert, highlighting the hazards from welding fume. Read More

The ongoing conundrum of the culture surrounding safety

On 29 September, this Webinar from SHE Software will discuss what kind of culture your organisation should develop and how safety should contribute. Read More

Changes to fire safety laws in Scotland require all homeowners to have interlinked alarms

The Scottish Government has introduced new fire safety laws legislating that all homeowners be required to have interlinked alarms in their properties. Read More



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