Entries by Mark Lambert

Operational Excellence In Risk Management Summit – 18-20 November 2019

Dates:18-20 November, 2019 Venue:Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel – 354 Queenstown Road, Nine Elms, London SW11 8AE, UK Your business is facing more volatility, complexity and risk than ever before. With markets shifting, regulations changing and pressure to increase efficiency in your operations – how can you deliver consistent operational excellence? Join over 150 health & […]

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Godiva Festival: “Very real risk of critical injuries” forced Rhythm Tent evacuation

The director of Godiva Festival has defended the decision evacuate and cancel performance’s in the Rhythm Tent. John Hogan said a “very real risk of critical injury” prompted to the closure and said the decision was the only option available to ensure revellers got home safely. The festival director addressed criticisms levelled at the event […]

Idiot scales the Shard with no safety equipment!

A man has been spotted scaling the outside of the Shard in London. Police say they were called at 5.15am after reports an individual was scaling the glass exterior of Britain’s tallest building. One person, who claims to know the man, told the Mirror: “He ran over London Bridge Station, got a boost from someone and […]

700 English schools reported over asbestos safety concerns

Concerns Health and Safety Executive will struggle to carry out inspections needed Nearly 700 schools have been referred to the national health and safety body over concerns they are failing to safely manage asbestos in their buildings, potentially putting thousands of staff and pupils at risk, it has been revealed. It is thought that about […]

Temperature in the workplace – what the law says!

Temperatures in the indoor workplace are covered by the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992, which place a legal obligation on employers to provide a ‘reasonable’ temperature in the workplace. Minimum workplace temperature The Approved Code of Practice suggests the minimum temperature in a workplace should normally be at least 16 degrees Celsius. If […]

Offshore health and safety boost – G+ report says incidents that could lead to fatalities or life-changing injuries were down in 2018

Health and safety incidents fell last year among members of the G+ Offshore Wind Health and Safety Organisation, according to a new report. The 2018 Incident Data Report found that high potential incidents – defined as having the ability to cause a fatality or a life-changing injury – were down 13% in 2018 compared to […]