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New Guidance for Electrical Issues in High Risk Buildings

The Electrical Safety Roundtable (ESR) is a leading industry forum dedicated to providing innovative research and policy solutions to government and industry. Following the appeal from Dame Judith Hackitt for industry to act now, rather than wait for regulations to … Read More

New Guidance For Building Designers

Those who commission building work and who participate in the design and construction process must take responsibility for ensuring building safety is carefully considered throughout the project. This is explained in Duty holders, one of a series of factsheets made … Read More

Top Up Your Skills For 2022

Looking to top up your skills for 2022? Cambridge Safety is a NEBOSH Gold Learning partner, running a range of health and safety courses leading to Nebosh qualifications. HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation This award level qualification is aimed at … Read More

Nebosh Assessments Go Open Book

NEBOSH have been committed to supporting all their learners to complete their qualifications and continue their learning journey while staying safe during the COVID situation. In response to this in July 2020 they announced a brand-new open book examination that … Read More

Asbestos Exposure Prosecution

MS Properties (Northern) Ltd have been fined for safety breaches after employees were exposed to asbestos on 22 March 2019 after removing false ceiling tiles during a shop conversion at 309-315 Hessle Road, Hull. Beverley Magistrates’ Court heard that the … Read More

Fatal Electrocution Prosecution

A company has been fined after a worker was fatally electrocuted whilst operating a lorry mounted crane. Cardiff Crown Court heard how on 17 May 2016, ASL Access Scaffold Limited employee Martin Tilby was fatally electrocuted when the crane he … Read More

Workplace Ergonomics

Although defined in 1963 as “the fitting of the task to the man”, ergonomics developed as a coordinated subject during World War II. This involved scientists, engineers, psychologists, physiologists and doctors working together to consider the effects of work-related tasks … Read More

Home Is Where The Hazard Is

Children under the age of 5 are at the greatest risk so remember lots of those hazards may not present a risk to you and me, but to a child this could be a completely different story – one without … Read More

Safety Starts At Home

Due to the pandemic, more and more people have been working fully or partly from home, with employers still obliged to ensure their employee’s health, safety and welfare even when they are away from their normal place of work and … Read More

Wearable Health and Safety Technology

Millions of employees in the UK are wearing fitness devices on a regular basis. As modern developments continue at a rapid speed it could be that the trend towards wearable devices to monitor worker health and behaviour could be the … Read More

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