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

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 […]
15th October 2018

HSE proud to fly Suffrage Flag over Buxton laboratory

Britain’s regulator for workplace health and safety celebrated 100 years of votes for women by flying the women’s Suffrage Flag over its world leading laboratory in […]
1st September 2018

CSCS Visitor card withdrawal

The Construction Site Visitor card CSCS has consulted with the industry and agreed a plan that will pave the way for the eventual withdrawal of the […]
21st August 2018

EH40/2005 Workplace exposure limits

New workplace exposure limits for 31 substances have been introduced from 21 August 2018. This latest version of EH40 has been updated to include new and […]
7th June 2018

Property management consultancy and asbestos surveying company fined after inadequate refurbishment

A property management consultancy and an asbestos surveying company have been fined after an inadequate refurbishment and demolition survey was provided for a major refurbishment project […]
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. […]