Entries by Rebecca Lambert

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Regulating Occupational Health and Safety during the Coronavirus Outbreak – from the Health and Safety Executive

As Great Britain’s workplace health and safety regulator, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has maintained its regulatory functions during the outbreak and supported the response to COVID-19 by the UK Government, Devolved Administrations and businesses. HSE recognised the threat presented by COVID-19 to workers, businesses, the broader community and our people, and we have […]

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HSE People – The Safety and PPE Industry’s Biggest Online Network

Safety and PPE has never been more important and relevant than it is right now. As an industry we have been keeping people safe and healthy, often facing intimidation, ridicule and a lack of support from colleagues and management, which has made us strong and independent. As a community we rely on each other for […]

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Free Online and Interactive Wellbeing Sessions from The Lighthouse Club – The Construction Industry Charity

In May The Lighthouse Club launched a series of free online and interactive wellbeing sessions for Mental Health Awareness week. The feedback has been fantastic and in response to industry needs they’ve also added some new topics too. The best news is they’re offering them free of charge for the rest of the year! A […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease reports – from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

Where a worker has been diagnosed as having COVID-19 and there is reasonable evidence to suggest that it was caused by occupational exposure, employers are required to report the case to the relevant enforcing authority under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013(RIDDOR). Latest published figures up to week ending 11 July show: 7,971 disease notifications […]

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Department for Work and Pensions Appoints Sarah Newton as Chair of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Board

The appointment commences on 1 August 2020 and is a 5 year posting. She will replace Martin Temple at the conclusion of his term. Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Thérèse Coffey said: “I’m pleased to welcome Sarah to this important role and look forward to working with her. Her insight and experience will […]

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EcoOnline Finds A Perfect Match In The UK To Fuel Further Growth – Airsweb Acquisition

EcoOnline expands and strengthens its comprehensive and easy to use health and safety SaaS solutions by acquiring Airsweb – a leading provider of premium Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) software to large enterprise customers. Together, EcoOnline and Airsweb will be a leading EHS SaaS supplier for all customer sizes in Northern Europe. Airsweb is based […]

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FREE Online Risk Assessment Course from Safeti School

Brought to you by Safeti the course is essentially the ‘basics of health and safety risk assessment’ and this online course is suitable for anyone who is new to the concept or those wanting to refresh their memory on risk assessment principles. The online risk assessment course is geared towards supervisors/managers and/or anyone that is being […]