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Broadcast November 2020

Welcome to this month’s Broadcast, where we have two articles from our Health & Safety team, covering lots of advice around coping with the pandemic, with some specifically for schools. Dan, from our HR Team sets out the guidance for employing non-UK citizens after Brexit, and finally, the Compliance Team talks through which of their […]

Broadcast October 2020

Welcome to this month’s Broadcast, where our team members from all parts of the business cover topics such as training courses, including our Face Fit Testing Open Day, the affects of COVID-19 on mental health and wellbeing, the correct disposal of COVID-19 contaminated waste, and the need for Legionella risk assessments. As ever, should you […]

Lack of training in working at height causes yet more serious injuries

Manufacturing company, Acrivarn Ltd, was sentenced today for safety breaches after an employee using a 9-inch angle grinder suffered significant facial injuries when the cutting disc came into contact with his face. Huddersfield Magistrates’ Court heard how, the injured person had been assigned the task of dismantling a mezzanine spray booth steel structure in the […]

Fine for construction firm after worker struck by placing boom

A construction company has been fined after an employee was struck by the placing boom of a concrete pump, causing serious injuries. Brighton Magistrates Court heard how, concrete footings were being poured at a site at Ditchling Common, East Sussex . Due to the soft ground, vehicles could not get close to the work, so […]