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Social housing regulator issues councils with safety notice after Home Standard violations

England’s Regulator of Social Housing (RSH) has written to all councils that own housing stock reminding them of their responsibilities under the regulatory standards for tenants’ safety and health.

Five-star hotel pleads guilty after gas explosion injured 14

The owner of the Hyatt Regency London, a luxury hotel in Portman Square, Marylebone, may be fined as much as £4m for a gas explosion that injured 14 people in 2014.

Social housing best practice group set up to inform building safety and fire policy

The UK government has established a best practice group that will look at ways to engage social housing residents and help them raise concerns over building safety and fire issues.

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Paul Wright, Biffa

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

Good in a storm

In emergencies many people will instinctively do things unlikely to save them. But you can rectify that. 

Piper Alpha: regime changer

July 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of the oil industry’s worst disaster, which changed safety regulation and practice.

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