The Iceberg Effect – The Hidden Health and Safety Costs that Quietly Cut Your Company’s Profits

February 15th, 2021

The HSE has published their latest Health and Safety Statistics 2020, providing a revealing insight into present-day challenges in the workplace. 38.8 million days were …

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How to Stop Workplace Accidents Waste Your Money?

December 11th, 2020

Beyond the life-changing impact on employees, workplace incidents can mean crippling financial burdens for businesses. A dangerous misconception In the event of an accident, many …

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7 Post-Accident Mistakes That Will Break Your Business

August 7th, 2020

Companies are defined by their reputations. It can take years to build your brand and only minutes for it to come crashing down. Although hard …

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What Our Experts Have to Say About Litigation Privilege and Internal Investigations

June 1st, 2020

Litigation privilege – a legal principle concerning the confidentiality of files and communications – is a hot topic in health and safety. It involves the …

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Fees For Intervention – Things Everyone Needs To Know

April 20th, 2020

Over the years, regular and significant Government cuts to HSE funding had resulted in reduced staff numbers, the closure of the HSE’s free helpline and …

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RIDDOR REPORTS: The Only Guide You Need

April 6th, 2020

RIDDOR stands for the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013. Under RIDDOR, employers, self-employed people and anyone who’s in control of a …

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Machinery Mistakes Builders Merchants Don’t Want To Make

March 25th, 2020

In last month’s issue of the BMN magazine, we heard how Loughborough Magistrates’ Court had fined Saint Gobain a total of £400k in relation to …

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BUILDERS MERCHANTS: The Latest Health and Safety Prosecutions

February 27th, 2020

Fairhurst Stone Merchants Ltd has been fined for safety breaches after a vehicle made contact with an uninsulated overhead electric power line. Leeds Magistrates’ Court …

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ASBESTOS: The Latest Health and Safety Prosecutions

February 26th, 2020

Newnham College has been fined for failings that exposed employees and subcontractors to asbestos during refurbishment of a flat owned by the college. Cambridge Magistrates’ …

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SCHOOLS: The Latest Health and Safety Prosecutions

February 26th, 2020

The 48-year-old teacher was on a trip to the UK, bringing students to the college from Italy. Whilst at the front of St Andrew’s College, …

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