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Health and Safety Executive Set to Remain Independent

Some weeks ago we wrote about Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) plans to outsource certain key functions of the Health and Safety Executive, effectively privatising parts of the organisation. At the time of the announcement, many commentators expressed concerns about whether a part-privatised HSE would be able to provide the same level of impartial… Read the Full Post

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Will the HSE be part privatised?

In an effort to increase income, the government is thought to be considering plans that would see the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) taking on work from third parties. Because the HSE is staffed by experts with experience of working in some of the most dangerous industries, their skills are in extremely high demand. In… Read the Full Post

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The Vulnerable Population and their Care

The Vunerable and Their Health Care The health and social care institution is concerned with a predominantly vulnerable group of people, which includes the sick, the elderly, and those with disabilities. The management of their individual needs and daily care delivery presents certain risks that can result in their harm, as well as harm to… Read the Full Post

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A Duel with Asbestos, the Monster Hiding in the Walls

Finding Asbestos Asbestos was used in old vehicle brakes and clutches, building materials, floor tiles, friction products, textiles, and insulation for pipes. It is in the construction industry and ship building and repair. It is used in a variety of products due to its resistance to corrosion and heat. However, its high utility cannot counter… Read the Full Post

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Stay Gas Safe When Renting Property

Gas safety is important whether you run your own business or have a supply into your home. Many students who move into their first rented accommodation are not aware of the risks and preventative measures which can save their lives. If you are a student it is important to know your rights and be aware… Read the Full Post

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Following Health and Safety Regulations during Times of Refurbishment

It is important to make sure that any activities in your work premises are carried out in accordance to the multiple health and safety Acts currently in place. The Health and Safety Executive will prosecute your company if they discover that during any time you have not been following good practices which are designed to… Read the Full Post

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340 Bristol, Bath and Gloucester Workers Are Seriously Injured

Warning for Employers from the Health and Safety Executive Statistics collected from the local authorities in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Bristol show that during last year there were 340 serious injuries caused by accidents in the workplace. These shockingly high statistics have resulted in the Health and Safety Executive calling for employers to pay closer… Read the Full Post

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Free Aquaculture and Maritime Event for West Coast Fish Farmers

As Health and Safety consultants it is important to offer advice and help to people of all industries.  Although Veritas are based in the Midlands, it is important to spread the word of anything relating to everyone all over the UK. It is not very often that a free event comes along, so for all… Read the Full Post

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