Archive for September, 2012

27
Sep

Offices & Shops will not be Inspected from April 2013

Local authority EHO’s will not undertake proactive Health & Safety inspections of offices and shops from April 2013 under Government aims to kick start the economy and help ease the burden on small business from red tape. They will of course continue to act upon complaints and accidents.

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27
Sep

Waste Fines Hit 1.7million

Hosking Associates have been looking at convictions for serious waste offences in 2011. England & Wales went up by 25% and fines imposed by the courts went up by a whooping 45%.

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27
Sep

Fees for Intervention Start 1st Oct 2012 – Are You Ready?

Legislative changes mean that the HSE will be forced to impose a new ‘Fee for Intervention’ that will see businesses invoiced for the inspectors time where there has been a ‘Material Breach’ of health and safety law.

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27
Sep

Managing Asbestos in Buildings

A useful guide for those with responsibilities of managing asbestos in buildings.

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