News Articles

Check back regularly to see the latest CQMS health and safety news. Click to also read the latest recent HSE prosecutions and Corporate Manslaughter prosecutions.

 

 

22nd January 2018

Death of Red Arrows pilot (2011) – company pleads guilty

STATEMENT Before Lincoln Crown Court, Martin Baker Aircraft Ltd today pleaded guilty to a charge under Section 3 (1) of the Health and Safety at Work […]
17th January 2018

HSE encourages farmers to manage the risks of building maintenance as it launches latest inspection initiative

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is reminding farmers to take simple steps to avoid, or manage, risk when carrying out building maintenance as it launches […]
2nd January 2018

HSE unannounced food safety inspections begin

Companies and people working in food manufacturing are being told they must pay closer attention to how they manage workplace health risks or face serious penalties. […]
2nd January 2018

HSE food manufacturing inspections target the causes of workplace ill-health

Companies and people working in food manufacturing are being told they must pay closer attention to how they manage workplace health risks or face serious penalties. […]
10th December 2017

Brighton bombing kills policeman 31 years on

A former anti-terror officer who was one of the first on the scene of the Brighton bombing in 1984 has died from cancer after inhaling asbestos […]
10th December 2017

Contractors to benefit from prequal red tape cut

The standard question set for construction industry prequalification, has just had a major overhaul. The updated PAS 91 document, which is already used for public sector […]
4th December 2017

CITB to withdraw from CSCS card administration service

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has taken the decision to serve notice on its contract to provide the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) with card […]
30th November 2017

HSE Publish health and safety statistics

The HSE has released key figures for health and safety statistics in Great Britain (2016/17): 1.3 million working people suffering from a work-related illness 2,542 mesothelioma deaths due […]
30th November 2017

Helping Great Britain Work Well’s call to employers to do more pays dividends

Employers publicly committing to making positive changes to their firms’ health and safety culture has resulted in an estimated 300,000 workers reaping the benefits of improved […]
30th November 2017

PAS 91:2017 update

CQMS are pleased to inform you that the long awaited update to PAS91 is now available to download <here> What is this PAS about? It provides […]
30th May 2017

CLP REGULATIONS

The CLP Regulation ensures that the hazards presented by chemicals are clearly communicated to workers and consumers in the European Union through classification and labeling of […]
1st October 2016

CQMS Managing Director appointed Chair of Safety Schemes in Procurement

CQMS are pleased to advise our Managing Director, Eleanor Eaton, has been appointed Chair of Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) Ltd. Eleanor advises: I have been a […]