In the lead up to the festive season, we spoke to OSHCR-registered consultant, David Cant, of Veritas Consulting. Here he tells us how he became a Health and Safety Consultant, offers advice to those starting out in the industry, and even has a few tips for Father Christmas from a health and safety perspective! To […]
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) recently unveiled a new Health and Work Strategy, with the goal of tackling workplace-related illnesses such as occupational lung disease, work-related stress and musculoskeletal disorders. The HSE’s main aim of the new Health and Work Strategy is to “work in partnership with employers, employees and the wider health and […]
We have officially launched the latest enhancement to the OSHCR website. The site update is a project noticeboard, making it even easier for companies to find the ideal health and safety consultant for their business.
At no extra cost, businesses are now able to advertise their projects, giving specific details about the consultant they require. OSHCR […]
On 2nd June, IOSH teamed up with BOHS and HSE in Birmingham for the first of a series of meetings to raise awareness of occupational cancer. Health and safety professionals at the meeting were informed they can become “sung heroes” by taking the necessary steps to prevent people from inhaling silica dust in the workplace.
We are pleased to announce that the second phase of the OSHCR website was launched this week and we would like to highlight the new features available to you.
• Personalised OSHCR logo which you can easily download from your dashboard
• Personalised OSHCR Certificate for you to display
• Downloadable payment receipt, located in your payment history […]
The British Safety Council is holding its 58th annual black tie Gala Dinner on Friday 6th May 2016.
The International Safety Awards Gala Dinner will take place at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Mayfair, London.
The Gala Dinner is held in order to recognise the success of a number of organisations that are dedicated and committed to […]
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 […]
Case 368 – A charity shop refused donation of baby bath due to health and safety
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.
There are no health and safety rules […]
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 […]
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 […]