The Building Safety Bill was set before Parliament on 5 July 2021. The Bill is one of the Government’s responses to the Hackett Report which investigated the potential causes of the Grenfell Tower fire and made recommendations for reform of the sector.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has recently released summary statistics on health and safety at work in the UK for 2020/2021.
Aegis has renewed its sponsorship of Typhoons RUFC – Lancashire’s first gay and inclusive rugby union club.
The UK Government has recently released statistics on the incidents attended by the Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) in England in the year up to 31 December 2020.
A large food manufacturer has been prosecuted following an industrial accident that left an employee with severe injuries to their hand that could have been prevented by routine checks.
For some people, coronavirus (COVID-19) can cause symptoms that last weeks or months after the infection has gone. This is sometimes called post-COVID-19 syndrome or ‘long COVID’.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) recently updated its online noise calculator tool for those undertaking noise risk assessments.
The Fire Safety Act 2021 passed into law on 29 April 2021. It was introduced in response to the Grenfell Tower fire which highlighted issues with the existing regulatory framework.
Hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) is a condition that is caused by excessive or prolonged use of vibrating tools.
A builder has been jailed for failing to report an accident on site under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR).