fire door effectiveness

How effective of your fire doors?

A recent report has highlighted issues with fire doors installed in high rise buildings which could have led to the doors not doing their job in the event of a fire.

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workplace stress RIDDOR

Is work-related stress RIDDOR reportable?

The Health and Safety Executive has confirmed that work-related stress is not reportable under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR).

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competence measures

Fire and construction industries set out new competence measures

A wide-ranging set of measures to improve the competence of those who design, construct, inspect, maintain and operate higher risk residential buildings (HRRBs) and make them safer for the public was published in August 2019 by the Competence Steering Group (CSG) of the Construction Industry Council (CIC).

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