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What are the benefits of NEBOSH & IOSH accreditation?

08-03-2013

cleaningThe commercial cleaning sector offers your business a wide variety of options for all of your maintenance and cleaning needs, so rooting out the best choice from the crowd can be a difficult process. Many will provide great deals on regularly scheduled contract cleans, or graffiti removal or janitor…

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11 health and safety questions managers must ask

21-06-2012

Photo shows workers in an officeManaging a workplace safely is crucial for business owners and managers. Not only are there laws to adhere to, but there’s the ethical considerations of workplace conditions, and valid financial concerns such as insurance and compensation.

Whilst some actions are not specified as legal requiremen…

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Improving safety standards through the right type of education

14-11-2011

By John Hill, CEO of Bubble (NI) Ltd.

“The key to good decision making is not knowledge. It is understanding. We are swimming in the former. We are desperately lacking in the latter.” -  Malcolm Gladwell

I always think that the true measure of an organisation or, indeed a nation, is how i…

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"Employers could do more to reduce work-related road deaths"

07-09-2011

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has urged employers to do more to reduce the worrying number of work-related road traffic accidents (RTA).

IOSH made the call after research it commissioned with TRL (Transport Research Laboratory) revealed that many companies are spending mon…

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RIDDOR Changes - Submission to Ministers next week

02-09-2011

An update to the consultation on the “Common Sense, Common Safety” recommendation to amend RIDDOR:

The amendment would increase the “over three” days time period after which an injury must be reported to enforcing authorities to “over seven” days. The increased period coincides with the point wh…

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RIDDOR Changes

17-08-2011

An update to the consultation on the “Common Sense, Common Safety” recommendation to amend RIDDOR:

The amendment would increase the “over three” days time period after which an injury must be reported to enforcing authorities to “over seven” days. The increased period coincides with the point wh…

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Shell guilty over Norfolk gas plant blast

06-05-2011

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) reports that Shell has been prosecuted after it admitted responsibility for an explosion and fire that took place at the Bacton Gas Terminal in Norfolk in February 2008.

The charges, brought by the Environment Agency (EA) and the Health and S…

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65% of IOSH members support change to RIDDOR

04-05-2011

Around 65% of members of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) support Government plans to move from a “three-day injury” reporting regime to seven days, IOSH reports.

This finding comes from a consultation of IOSH members in February in response to the Government’s reform pla…

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IOSH Guidance: Legionella in hot and cold water systems

08-03-2011

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) are running a three-part series on Legionella, the latest installment looks at control methods and risk assessments of Legionella in water systems.

Read the IOSH article Good Practice: Legionella in hot and cold water systems.

It is also wort…

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Consultants Register to open for registration on 31 January 2011

17-01-2011

The new online register of occupational safety and health consultants will open for registration on 31 January 2011.  Members of the participating professional bodies representing occupational safety and health consultants who meet the eligibility criteria can will then be able to apply to join the …

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