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Department for Work and Pensions announce new Chair of HSE

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has announced Martin Temple as the new Chair of HSE.

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Dame Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – Lots of visits but not the end of the journey….

Thursday, March 31, 2016

It’s been a hectic few weeks at the end of a most enjoyable and challenging eight and a half years as Chair of HSE.

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HSE Chair: Event speeches during 2016 – notes and accompanying slides

Thursday, March 31, 2016

21/01/2016 – Committing Construction to a Healthier Future Summit; 18/02/2016 – Inaugural meeting of IOSH’s Staffordshire Branch; 15/03/2016 – Royal Academy of Engineering – ‘A view from the top'; 17/03/2016 – Westminster briefing.

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Interim Chair of HSE

Thursday, March 31, 2016

George Brechin has been appointed as interim Chair of the Health and Safety Executive, after Dame Judith Hackitt reached the end of her eight years as Chair of the regulator. This is a short-term arrangement while the process to recruit a permanent successor continues.

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Dame Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – We just get on and do it

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

If you really want something to happen and you have the vision and the will – it really isn’t difficult.

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Dame Judith Hackitt lecture – Health and safety: the journey back to common sense and personal responsibility – London, 15 March 2016, 6:00pm-9:00pm

Friday, February 12, 2016

Dame Judith Hackitt will deliver a lecture where she will reflect on eight years as Chair of the Health and Safety Executive. Judith will also call upon all business leaders to recognise the role they must play in getting back onto the right track in helping Britain to work well. Register now.

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Dame Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – A means to an end – doing things right is good management

Monday, January 25, 2016

Risk assessment is part of a process not an end in itself. The idea is that you assess the risks and do what you can to control them.

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HSE Chair made a Dame in New Year’s Honours List

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Judith Hackitt CBE, the Chair of the Health and Safety Executive, has been made a Dame in the New Year’s Honours List for 2016.

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Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – Resolve to help Britain work well in 2016

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

In her latest blog the HSE Chair looks at how health and safety can help Britain work well. Join the conversation on social media #HelpGBWorkWell.

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Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – Taking (away) responsibility?

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

HSE Chair discusses why we are all responsible for our own safety and for the safety of those around us – regardless of role, seniority or job title.

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Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – Learn the lessons from George and Terry…

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

After asbestos, respirable crystalline silica (RCS) presents the single biggest challenge in relation to cancer and respiratory disease facing the GB workplace.

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Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – Out and about

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

One of the most enjoyable aspects of my role is being given the opportunity to get out and about visiting industry and seeing some of the great practices going on.

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HSE Chair speech: CPI Biennial Health & Safety Conference

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

HSE Chair Judith Hackitt’s keynote speech, with accompanying slides, to Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) biennial health and safety conference, 30 June 2015.

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Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – Oye, leave those kids alone!

Thursday, August 13, 2015

The benefits of outdoor play are universal, important lessons that simply can’t be taught in a classroom, real life lessons about dealing with risk and looking out for one another.

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Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – Gold plating or feather bedding?

Friday, July 31, 2015

Regular visitors to this blog will know that I believe that if you make something easy to do, people are more likely to do it. That principle lies behind HSE’s drive over recent years to simplify regulations and guidance.

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Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – The kids are alright

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

My experience of today’s young people is very different from the oft portrayed image of a cosseted, over-protected generation of social media-addicted couch potatoes.

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Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – The challenges of getting the workplace health agenda right

Friday, May 29, 2015

We need to ensure that we tackle the right issues and in the right way.

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Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – A lasting impression…

Thursday, March 19, 2015

HSE Chair on being reminded that it is the duty of every employee while at work to take reasonable care for their own health and safety and that of other people.

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Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – No compromise

Monday, February 9, 2015

HSE Chair on the impact of falling oil prices and why safety must not be compromised.

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Judith Hackitt’s ‘Risk Assessment’ – Thumper

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

“If you can’t say somethin’ nice then don’t say nothin’ at all” – working in the world of health and safety sometimes requires very broad shoulders and a thick skin.

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