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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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Error alert

Workers often recognise and correct their own errors before it is too late, research shows.

Alternative realities

Virtual reality has previously been more associated with gaming than with OSH training. But fighting zombies could give way to learning to fight fires. 

IOSH 2018

Post-Grenfell regulatory reform, ISO 45001 lessons, Formula One racing safety and managing accident investigations were among the highlights of this year’s conference. 

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