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.

 

 

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. […]
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 […]