Asbestos exposure statistics

Asbestos exposure statistics show need for action The TUC who recently published their guide for union workplace representatives, are now calling for greater action from industry as a new HSE Report notes a continuing increase in deaths from mesothelioma. The TUC have...

Global Asbestos Awareness Week 1-7 April 2016

Global Asbestos Awareness Week is due to commence on the 1 April 2016. Global Asbestos Awareness Week was first championed by the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organisation (ADAO) whose global message is that asbestos is a known human carcinogen, there is no safe level...

CDM 2015 Advisor Services

Cambridge Risk Management Ltd launch new range of CDM 2015 Advisor Services Construction Health and Safety experts Cambridge Risk Management have launched a range of CDM2015 Advisor Services to complement the introduction of the new regulations.Designed to guide and...

The Sentencing Guidelines 2016

The Sentencing Guidelines 2016 for Health and safety, corporate manslaughter and food safety and hygiene offences came into force on the 1st February 2016 and apply to any case heard since 1st February 2016, irrespective of when the offence was actually committed....
Asbestos

Asbestos

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral with a host of seemingly extraordinary qualities. Strong, durable, with heat resistant and insulating properties, it can be put to a remarkable number of uses. It’s also easy and cheap to produce. Consequently asbestos has...

Working dangerously at height

Workers were found working dangerously at height while demolishing buildings in Lancashire.A property company has been fined. Responding to a complaint, Health and Safety Executive inspectors visited the site – a former aerospace plant in Hargher Street, Burnley – in...

Company fined for unguarded machinery

Company fined for unguarded machinery after a worker was injured Ferrisgate Coatings Limited was fined £13,500 with £3,603 costs at Norwich Magistrates’ Court on Friday 29 April 2015 after a worker sustained serious personal injury to his hand. Ferrisgate Coatings...

Landlord – tenants at risk

A landlord who put his tenants’ lives at risk by ignoring fire safety regulations has been jailed for eight months. Haresh Rambhai Patel’s two adjoining properties in Evington Street, Highfields, Leicester, caught fire in the early hours of May. Firefighters had to...