Up and Under Group

Category Archives: legislation

Legislation Update – Petrol

Or to be more accurate “The Petroleum (Consolidation) Regulations 2014” Can I still fill up my lawn mower or generator? … Read more

Posted in Health, legislation, Safety

Legislation Update – CDM 2015 ACOP to Remain

It appeared that the HSE would drop the ACOP for CDM with the introduction of CDM 2015.  However, the ACOP … Read more

Posted in Health, HSE, legislation, Safety

Safety Update – Safety at Sports Grounds

With the football season drawing to a close, the summer will be dominated by the World Cup and, closer to … Read more

Posted in HSE, legislation, Safety, sport

Legislation – Consultation: Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007

The HSE are seeking views on their proposal to replace the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (CDM 2007) and … Read more

Posted in HSE, legislation, Safety

Legislation Update – New HSE Law Poster

From the 5th April 2014 you will be required to display the new (2009) style Health and Safety Poster.  If … Read more

Posted in HSE, legislation, Safety

Legislation Update – New driving laws

Just a heads up on the new driving offences and increased that have recently come into force. “What do the new … Read more

Posted in Driving, legislation, Safety

Safety Update – Changes to RIDDOR

We would like to remind you that there is another change to safety legislation that came into effect today – … Read more

Posted in HSE, legislation, Safety

New First Aid Rules

Changes to the rules about the HSE approving First Aid training come into force tomorrow. The HSE have issued guidance … Read more

Posted in First Aid, Health, HSE, legislation, Safety

Safety Monday

This morning I was greeted by the sight of  builder backside hanging over the edge of my neighbour’s roof parapet, … Read more

Posted in access, Building, Building Maintenance, HSE, legislation, Safety

Safety Update – Are Ladders Banned?

Ladders are banned aren’t they?!?Well, actually despite the over riding fear of their use, there are circumstances where they can … Read more

Posted in Entrainment, HSE, legislation, Safety, Training, work at height