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.

 

 

23rd June 2020

Using PPE at work during the coronavirus outbreak

Employers must protect workers from injury or harm to health which could happen as a result of work-related activity. This includes taking reasonable steps to protect […]
23rd June 2020

Working safely during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Overview This guidance is for employers, but workers and the self-employed may also find it useful. It’s designed to help you make your work and workplace […]
23rd June 2020

Air conditioning and ventilation during the coronavirus outbreak

General ventilation All workplaces need an adequate supply of fresh air. This can be natural ventilation, from doors, windows etc or controlled, where air is supplied […]
13th May 2020

Guidance for employers and businesses on coronavirus (COVID-19)

This guidance will assist employers, businesses and their staff in staying open safely during coronavirus (COVID-19). During this time of unprecedented disruption, the UK Government is […]
11th May 2020

Working safely during COVID-19

Your risk assessment for working safely during COVID-19 should be shared with your workforce. Please see following notice which you should display in your workplace to […]
11th May 2020

COVID-19 workplace posters

GOV.UK have provided guidance plus a poster to display in your workplace to show you have followed the guidance. Poster – staying-covid-19-secure
11th May 2020

COVID-19 risk assessment and controls for our clients

The last two months have been unprecedented and CQMS are ensuring all our clients are continually supported with updated safe systems of work (risk assessments and […]
14th May 2019

Ensuring Structural Stability during Demolition and Refurbishment Work

The public profile of the demolition industry has been raised by the recent airing of the Channel 5 documentary “When Demolitions Go Wrong” which has focussed […]
15th March 2019

HSE launches Annual Science Review to mark British Science Week

The Health and Safety Executive has launched its Annual Science Review focusing on the work scientists and engineers do to support HSE’s regulatory activities. HSE has […]
8th January 2019

New year new farming attitudes needed says HSE

Farmers are being told they must pay closer attention to how they manage workplace risk or face serious penalties. The Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) programme […]
13th November 2018

HSE investigation into NHS Trust continues

A Health and Safety Executive (HSE) investigation into how risks were managed in mental health wards at North Essex Partnership University Trust will continue. HSE has […]
31st October 2018

HSE releases Great Britain’s annual injury and ill health statistics

Annual statistics from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) show 1.4 million workers were suffering from work-related ill health and around 555,000 from non-fatal injuries in […]