News

11 
Feb

Health & Safety Law Poster Renewal

Health & Safety Poster

The original Health & Safety Poster must be replaced by no later than 5th April 2014.

HSS Health and Safety Services offer the new Health and Safety Posters.

 

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Published Date:11th February 2016
Category: Uncategorized



11 
Aug

CDM Regulations 2015

CDM Regulations 2015 – Understanding the New Regulations & How It Affects You

We are now getting calls from clients on at least a weekly basis asking about what they need to do to comply with the CDM Regulations 2015 which came into force on 6th April 2015.

The reality of…

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Published Date:11th August 2015
Category: Uncategorized



06 
Feb

Work At Height Revised

A large amount of accidents have occurred over the past 6 months involving work at height. This all occurring around the time that the Work At Height Regulations 2005 are amended with steps to make it easier for management and employees to understand the requirements set for safe use…

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Published Date:6th February 2014
Category: Health & Safety



09 
Dec

Updated COSHH Guidance

A new Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) – L5 Sixth Edition – has been produced which is intended to be more user friendly.

Download a free version of The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (L5 Sixth Edition) here – Amended 2013

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Published Date:9th December 2013
Category: Uncategorized



21 
Nov

Roofing Firm Fined For Ladder Fall Death

A roofing company has been fined for safety failings after a worker fell to his death from an unsuitable and poorly maintained ladder whilst undertaking roofline repairs at a two storey domestic property in Milton Keynes on 14th January 2012. The self employed sub-contractor fell 5 metres to the…

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Published Date:21st November 2013
Category: Uncategorized



20 
Nov

Workplace Health, Safety & Welfare Regulations 1992 – 3rd Amendment 2013

New amendments have been to the Workplace Health, Safety and Welfare Regulations 1992 which came into effect on 18th November 2013.

The revised version of the Regulations take into account the changes to other legislation since its previous publish date. The new version will help all employers understand their legal…

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Published Date:20th November 2013
Category: Uncategorized



01 
Oct

First Aid Regulations – 3rd Amendment 2013

As of 1 October 2013, the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 have been amended (3rd Edition), removing the requirement for HSE to approve first aid training and qualifications (regulation 3(2)). All in all this small change means that businesses now have more flexibility in who you engage…

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Published Date:1st October 2013
Category: Uncategorized



01 
Oct

Electricity At Work: Safe Working Practices – HSG85 3rd Edition

The Electricity at Work Regualtions have been amended and published.

The new Regulations provide updated guidance and additional information on requirements for all persons who carry out work on/ with Electricity.

A copy of the new Regulations can be downloaded from here

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Published Date:1st October 2013
Category: Uncategorized



01 
Oct

Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR) – New

The HSE have implemented changes to RIDDOR in order to simplify the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences for all businesses.

Changes to the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) 1995 have been made to calridy and simplify the reporting requirements, whilst ensuring that…

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Published Date:1st October 2013
Category: Uncategorized