HSE undertaking Construction Site inspections

During October and November 2018, inspectors from the HSE’s Construction Division are aiming to target 2,000 construction sites across the country with refurbishment sites being of particular interest.

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Changes to HMO Licensing

From 1 October 2018 there will be changes to the mandatory licensing for Housing in Multiple Occupation (HMO) regulations.

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HSE Annual Fatalities Data 2017/18

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released its annual figures detailing how the UK is performing with regard to work-related fatal injuries for 2017/18.

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How does GPDR affect health and safety management?

Before 25 May 2018 in-boxes were filled with email about the General Data Protection Regulation (GPDR). It might be assumed that under GPDR you are no longer allowed to hold much, if any, personal data about your staff or others. Personal data in the context of GPDR is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable person.

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Hazardous Substances Campaign

The European Agency for Safety and Health (EU-OSHA) has launched the Healthy Workplaces Manage Dangerous Substances campaign to increase the awareness of the risks associated with using hazardous substances. There are health risks associated with many commonly used substances, including some that are known to be carcinogens.

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