Archive for the ‘News’ Category

20/01/2021

Workers Appeal for Damages After “Horseplay” Dismissed

A contractor who suffered hearing loss following a practical joke by a company employee has been unsuccessful in his claim. Site fitter Mr Chell appealed against a decision to dismiss his claim for damages against Tarmac Cement and Lime Ltd, following an incident at its site. He had been contracted out to Tarmac Cement and […]

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08/01/2021

Lockdown leads to another delay for Grenfell enquiry

The Grenfell Tower Inquiry will not resume next week due to the latest Covid-19 lockdown. The inquiry was due to restart on Monday with live oral hearings after it was suspended in early December when a member of staff tested positive for coronavirus. It was also suspended during the first national lockdown from March until […]

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08/01/2021

Happy New Year

Happy New Year from the I-Safe team. Hopefully this year will be better than 2020. Keep safe and for all of your Health & Safety needs contact Mick email: mick@i-safe.co.uk

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10/12/2020

Covid 19 – Testing

As the UK heads out of lockdown two and we begin to reflect on the year, it’s hard to believe the obstacles that businesses have had to overcome. With potential vaccines and therapeutic drugs that aid recovery in the pipeline, a fresh start in the new year seems promising. However, we must remember that rolling out […]

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07/12/2020

Ventilation & air conditioning during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

The law requires employers to ensure an adequate supply of fresh air in the workplace and this has not changed during the pandemic. Good ventilation, together with social distancing, keeping your workplace clean and frequent handwashing, can help reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus. This guidance will help you identify poorly ventilated areas of your […]

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26/11/2020

IOSH Managing Safely Course

Managing safely is for managers and supervisors in any sector, and any organisation. It’s designed to get managers up to speed on the practical actions they need to take to handle health and safety in their teams. This course is unlike any other. You’ll find a practical programme, full of step-by-step guidance, and with a […]

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26/11/2020

ICC’s Owner Fined £400,000 After Stage Boss Hit By Falling Weight

A conference venue has been fined after an 11.5kg scenery prop hit a stage manager on the head. Birmingham City Council prosecuted the National Exhibition Centre after the incident on 11 January 2019 at the International Convention Centre (ICC), which it owns. A freelance stage manager was struck on the head by a scenery counter-balance weight […]

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13/11/2020

Covid 19 and RIDDOR Reporting

Who must make the report? RIDDOR requires ‘Responsible Persons‘ to report certain matters to the HSE. Typically employers, the self-employed and others in charge of a workplace will fall into this definition depending on the circumstances. What must be reported? The HSE has identified three COVID-19 specific circumstances in which a Responsible Person should make a report: […]

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13/11/2020

Four-Legged Robot Spot to be Project managers Best Friend

An advanced dog-bot has been let off the leash at the Battersea Power Station project in London to track construction progress on the vast site. The agile inspection robot, known as Spot, is being tested on phase 3 of the project to track workers’ progress and ensure as-built meets as-designed. Architect Foster is working with […]

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30/10/2020

IOSH Managing Safely Course

Managing safely is for managers and supervisors in any sector, and any organisation. It’s designed to get managers up to speed on the practical actions they need to take to handle health and safety in their teams. This course is unlike any other. You’ll find a practical programme, full of step-by-step guidance, and with a […]

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