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OSHCR launches new website

OSHCR is pleased to announce the launch of a brand new OSHCR website, aiming to make it the primary “go-to” place for those business users who are looking to secure the services of a professional health & safety consultant, and for the consultants themselves. The Project Team wishes to thank the many consultants who have been involved […]

June 26th, 2015|

HSE Myth Busters

Case 368 – A charity shop refused donation of baby bath due to health and safety
Issue
A local charity shop refused the enquirers donation of a plastic baby bath because ‘health and safety’ meant that the new purchaser could sue if their baby were injured after slipping in it.
Panel opinion
There are no health and safety rules […]

June 25th, 2015|

Worried about Asbestos? Find the Best Health & Safety Consultants at OSHCR

Did you know that asbestos is the single biggest cause of work related deaths in the UK? The naturally occurring substance, which was installed in homes and other buildings as a safety measure, kills on average 5,000 people every year.

It’s an alarming figure, made all the more distressing by the fact that asbestos is considered […]

June 25th, 2015|

Managing health and safety in construction

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) came into force on 6 April 2015, replacing CDM 2007. HSE has released a publication to provide guidance on the legal requirements for CDM 2015. This is available to help anyone with duties under the Regulations. It describes:

the law that applies to the whole construction process on […]

June 25th, 2015|

New website functionality

OSHCR website update: release date 29 June 2015
If you have any questions about this release or future developments, please contact the OSHCR Admin team using the feedback form, or by email to feedback@oshcr.org.

Functionality included:

New look and feel
Customer-focused homepage
Advanced search facility including keyword search
Extended, fully searchable consultant profiles
Improved profile maintenance facility
Consultants’ Blog, including news articles and advice for the general […]

June 21st, 2015|

Health and Safety Week 2015

June 15 – 19 is UK Health and Safety week. Make sure that your business is on board. See http://www.healthandsafetyweek.com/ for details on how to take part.

May 14th, 2015|

Safety & Health Expo

Register now for this year’s Safety & Health Expo at http://www.safety-health-expo.co.uk/. June 16-18, ExCel London.

May 5th, 2015|

Congratulations to CIEHF!

Congratulations to one of our approving bodies IEHF – now the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors (CIEHF) after achieving Chartered status! For further details, please go to the CIEHF website at www.ergonomics.org.uk.

May 5th, 2015|