Health & Safety News

H&S 17 Jan 2020

Investigation of accidents and assaults by POA Health and Safety Reps

If there is an accident in the workplace the Health and Safety rep must be involved, this is covered within legislation under Regulation 6 of the Safety Reps and Safety Committee Regulations (SRSC) 1977 Inspections following notifiable accidents, occurrences and diseases.

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H&S 09 Jan 2020

HEALTH & SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE. H & S REPRESENTATIVES. H & S COMMITTEES

An overview of the legal requirements employers must abide by to comply with legislation in respect of risk assessments, safe systems of work and H&S Committees.

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H&S 22 Nov 2019

Health and Safety Executive Revises its Criteria for Examining Stress

The HSE has now clarified its criteria for investigating work related stress, the HSE will now consider investigating concerns about work related stress where there is evidence a number of staff are experiencing stress related ill health.

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H&S 30 Nov 2018

Under the COSHH: A toolkit and H&S checklist for employers and workers

Please find attached the H&S toolkit and checklist for employers and workers

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129 30 Nov 2018

Refrigerators in Prisoners Cells

It has been drawn to the NECís attention that some Establishments have made available or intend to make available, refrigerators in cells.

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125 08 Nov 2018

HEALTH & SAFETY

It has been drawn to the NECís attention that some Establishments in the High Security and Closed Estates have made available or intend to make available, knives on Residential Units where kitchens are present.

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H&S 24 Jul 2017

Towards a Smokefree Generation A Tobacco Control Plan for England

Department of Health outline "Towards a Smokefree
Generation A Tobacco Control Plan for England"

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H&S 17 May 2017

Protecting Health and Safety after Brexit

The TUC has published a briefing on Protecting Health and Safety after Brexit

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H&S 28 Apr 2017

Personal protective equipment and women

The TUC has today (workers memorial day), published a report on personal protective equipment and women.
A pdf is attached.

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H&S 21 Apr 2017

New gender guide published

The TUC has today published a guide to Gender and occupational health and safety which was developed by the TUCís Gender and Occupational Safety and Health Group.

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