Not only have fines for health and safety breaches risen since February 2016, but now prison sentences for gross negligence manslaughter have increased to up to 18 years.
“What counts as a suitable risk assessment?” It‘s better to be safe than sorry, however, if you feel a little out of your depth ask yourself “is it time to outsource your health and safety?”
In 2000, an independent work-related road safety task group carried out a survey, which established that up to a third of all road traffic accidents involve someone who is at work at the time.
Current advice from the HSE recognises that “being pregnant or a new mother does not prevent you from working and developing your career. Many women work while they are pregnant and return to work while they are breastfeeding.”
At THSP we believe that wherever you go to work, the ultimate aim is to get home safely. That is our destination, what is yours?
On a sunny Wednesday afternoon, staff and guests of THSP Risk Management gathered in front of their Bedford office to announce their official new home to the world.
With one in four people suffering from mental health problems, THSP Risk Management want to work towards ensuring that everyone has positive mental wellbeing at their workplace.
Regulation 6 of COSHH requires an employer to formally assess all operations and/or processes which are liable to cause exposure to hazardous substances.
Lack of management training has been highlighted in a recent inquiry into small businesses and productivity carried out by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
Ensuring that your team are working safely whilst remaining compliant with health and safety regulations can be a challenge for most businesses.