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 prosecution

20th July 2020

Council fined following fatality caused by a tree branch striking a moving vehicle

Wirral Borough Council has been fined after a branch from a tree fell and struck the vehicle of a pregnant mother while she was driving with […]
18th July 2020

The Health and Safety Executive Welcomes Government’s Draft Bill to Improve Building and Fire Safety in England

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has welcomed the publication of the government’s draft Building Safety Bill, which aim to create the biggest change in building […]
1st July 2020

HSE releases annual workplace fatality figures for 2019/20

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today released its annual figures for the number of work-related fatalities in 2019/20, as well as the number of […]
25th June 2020

CLC Site Operating Procedures Statement

The Prime Minister has announced further changes to lockdown measures in England from Saturday 4 July 2020. This includes allowing people to keep a social distance […]
23rd June 2020

Cleaning your workplace to reduce risk from coronavirus (COVID-19)

As an employer, you must protect people from harm. This includes taking reasonable steps to protect your workers and others from coronavirus. Coronavirus can transfer from […]
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 […]