Home » Management » Compliance

Latest News

News continued

Government to toughen fire regulation in light of Hackitt review recommendations

The government has agreed to introduce a new regulatory framework to improve fire safety in high-rise residential tower blocks in response to Dame Judith Hackitt’s independent review of regulation following the Grenfell Tower fire in June 2017.

NI asbestos surveyor gave go ahead for refurb before receiving sample analysis

An asbestos surveying firm in Northern Ireland has been fined £7,500 after it allowed the refurbishment of a retail outlet to proceed before it had received the results of an asbestos analysis. The sample was shown to have asbestos present. 

Govt to pilot car wash accreditation to stamp out slavery

UK hand car wash businesses that prevent worker exploitation will be able to display a “responsible car wash operator” logo on their premises as part of the government’s efforts to crack down on modern slavery in the industry.

Features

News continued

Karl Simons, Thames Water

The London utility’s OSH and security head is driving down injury rates with a ‘culture of care’.

Paul Wright, Biffa

The waste management contractor’s new OSH director plans to adapt COMAH industry techniques to continue a downward trend in accidents. 

Heather Bryant, Balfour Beatty

The resurgent infrastructure and construction services group’s OSH head is driving down accident rates with carefully phased programmes. 

Columns

JOBS - OFFICIAL IOSH CAREERS HUB