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New LA National Code launched

May 29, 2013

A new code has been launched to improve the targeting of health and safety inspections – ensuring that local authority checks are more focused on serious risks and poor performers.            The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published the National Local Authority Enforcement Code following a public consultation. Local authorities are expected to target proactive […]

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HELA Meeting – 30 January 2012

February 22, 2012

HELA is the forum that comprises HSE and LA representatives and provides strategic oversight of the co-regulatory partnership between HSE and Local Authority regulators across Great Britain.  HELA last met on 30 January 2012 and topics discussed included HELA’s role in the delivery of the recommendations in the Lofstedt Report and the Government response.

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The Strategy for Health and Safety in Great Britain – One Year On

December 10, 2010

When the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) launched ‘The Strategy for Health and Safety in Great Britain in the 21st Century’ in June 2009, all those involved in the health and safety system were invited to demonstrate their commitment by developing their own delivery plans linked to the strategy themes. HSE also made a commitment […]

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Lord Young’s report on health and safety: Common Sense – Common Safety

October 15, 2010

Lord Young has published his review of health and safety, Common Sense – Common Safety. Commissioned by the Prime Minister, the report makes recommendations for improving the way health and safety is applied and tackling the compensation culture. To read the HSE’s press release in full please click here.

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HSE formalises safety partnership with British Sugar

August 9, 2010

When the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) launched the health and safety strategy last year, it was made clear that everyone has a role from the board room to the shop floor. The agreement marks a significant milestone in the partnership between HSE and British Sugar UK and recognises improvements to the company’s safety performance […]

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Time is running out – Have your say!

February 24, 2009

Don’t miss YOUR opportunity to have your say on HSE’s proposed strategy for health and safety – “The Health and Safety of Great Britain \ Be part of the solution”. The Strategy consultation ends on 2 March 2009. View the HSE Strategy consultation

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Leading waste management organisations pledge to reduce accidents by 10%

February 10, 2009

Representatives of the Waste Industry Safety and Health forum have pledged to reduce the industry accident rate by 10% and improve the number of days lost due to ill health over the next 5 years.

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Upcoming CIEH Events

February 10, 2009

For details of all forthcoming CIEH events, including manual handling training, visit the CIEH website.

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‘Be part of the solution’: HSE launches its new strategy for health and safety- Your comments sought!

December 19, 2008

HSE’s Board invites you to comment on the new Strategy. Consultation workshops are also being held nationally during early 2009.

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Governments response to Dame Carol Black Review Published

December 12, 2008

‘Improving health and work: changing lives’ was published on 25 November 2008, and is the Government’s response to Dame Carol Black’s review of the health of Britain’s working age population – Working for a Healthier Tomorrow.

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