Archive for: Health and safety
A radical revamp of the way small businesses access official advice about health and safety online has been launched.
The new Health and Safety Toolbox is the latest in a package of online guidance, bringing together in one place everything a small, low-risk business could need to manage health and safety….
HSE Chair’s speech at the launch of Phase 2 of the Foundry Industry’s SHIFT Initiative – 20 March 2012
‘The value to HSE of Joint Working with Industry’ – HSE Chair Judith Hackitt’s speech at event to launch the next stage of the molten metals industries Safety and Health Foundry Targets Initiative – known as SHIFT, at the National Metal forming Centre, Birmingham on 20 March 2012.
This leaflet outlines basic electrical safety measures to help you control the risks from your use of electricity at work. The revised version clarifies the advice on maintaining portable electric equipment in low-risk environments.
Unnecessary electrical safety tests cost office-based businesses an estimated £30 million a year. It’s a myth that every portable electrical appliance in the workplace needs to be tested once a year – and what’s more it’s a costly one.
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EU-OSHA’s Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2012-2013 ‘Working together for risk prevention’ began on 18 April 2012 and focuses on the twin concepts of management leadership and worker participation in occupational safety and health
HSE response to “Troubled waters leave raft race high and dry” article on Get Surrey website 16 April 2012.
HSE Chair Judith Hackitt discusses people’s views of what health and safety is.
Judith Hackitt, HSE Chair writes in response.