Entries by Mark Lambert

007 Health and Safety NEWS!

No health and safety probe for new James Bond movie! After a controlled explosion at Pinewood Studios left a worker on the as-yet untitled movie with minor injuries. Health and safety chiefs have declared there is no case to answer following an injury on the set of the James Bond movie. he Health And Safety […]

Death toll in Indonesia ferry sinking rises to 18

JAKARTA: The death toll from an Indonesian ferry sinking has risen to 18, authorities said Tuesday, the latest maritime accident to hit the archipelago nation. The overloaded passenger boat was carrying more than 60 people when it overturned Monday in rough seas near Madura island, off Java’s north coast. Indonesia’s search and rescue agency said […]

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SafetyFreelancer Platform targets getting safety people back into the Field

The SafetyFreelancer Platform targets getting safety people back into the Field SafetyFreelancer.com launches at the London Expo to help business owners deal with safety paperWORK overload SafetyFreelancer today announced the launch of their new Freelancer platform which is aimed at supporting business owners to deal with the complexity and burden of safety paperwork and safety […]

Boy who fell from rollercoaster at Lightwater Valley near Ripon is discharged from hospital and is ‘recovering at home’

The 7-year-old boy who fell from a rollercoaster at Lightwater Valley near Ripon in North Yorkshire has returned home from hospital. Emergency services were called to the park near Ripon at 11:30 am on Thursday 30 May. The child was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary by Yorkshire Air Ambulance, in a ‘critical’ condition. The Health […]

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The Safety in Construction Show on Tuesday 25th June – Derby

Following a very successful launch in 2018, The Safety in Construction Show 2019 moves to the spectacular Derby Arena. Construction and civil engineering sites can be amongst the most challenging places from a health and safety perspective, almost every conceivable hazard exists within this constantly changing working environment. The Safety in Construction Show showcases the […]

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Health & Safety AFTER Brexit….

Health and safety protections, and your duties to protect the health and safety of people, will not change with Brexit. ​ We have made minor amendments to regulations to remove EU references but legal requirements, and the protections these provide, will be the same as they are now.​ After Brexit you should continue to manage […]

UK News – Dust-related site inspections have commenced

HSE inspectors are now visiting sites across the UK to assess how they are controlling dust, focusing on the construction, woodworking and food manufacturing sectors.  Make sure you know the risks, plan your work and use the right controls by viewing our free dust-control guidance.  Find out more about our campaign and show your support by downloading […]

Grenfell: 75% of unsafe blocks still to be reclad

Two years after the Grenfell disaster three-quarters of high rise buildings identified with unsafe cladding still need to be retrofitted. Just 105 private and public buildings over 18m have completed remediation works from the 433 identified to have been fitted by unsafe aluminium cladding. Slow progress and lack of ambition to make buildings more resistant […]