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Category Archives: HSE

Safety Update – What to do about training?

Common questions we are asked at the training arm of the Up and Under Group, Entrainment: What training should we … Read more

Posted in Entrainment, HSE, Training

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

Assessing Risks – "..they can never be eliminated."

It was refreshing to read Judith Hackitt’s (Chair of HSE) Blog ,when talking about the offshore industry’s response to the … Read more

Posted in HSE, Risk Assessment, Safety, Training

Safety Update – Consultation on COSHH ACOP

The HSE has launched a consultation on changes to the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH), Approved Code of … Read more

Posted in ACOP, COSHH, historic structure, HSE, marine environment

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

Legislation Update – First Aid Training

Following a review of First Aid Training Provision it was determined that the HSE’s current approval process goes beyond the … Read more

Posted in Entrainment, Health, HSE, legislation, Safety, Training

Legislation Update – The Health and Safety (Miscellaneous Repeals, Revocations and Amendments) Regulations 2013

Catchy title eh?  We flagged these revisions up earlier in the year and subject to Parliamentary approval it is now … Read more

Posted in Health, HSE, legislation, Safety

HS Update – First Aid

It is likely that there will be a shake up in the landscape of first aid training if the HSE’s Plan to … Read more

Posted in HSE, Safety, Training