Tag Archives: Regulations

New Electrical Safety Standards for Private Landlords

Want to hear about something other than Coronavirus? I can’t promise it’s more interesting than Coronavirus but it’s still nice to talk about something else! New regulations (The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020) have been introduced that mean that from June 1 2020, private landlords have new duties. They […]

The latest HSE Hot Topic!

Recently we have noticed an increase in requests from the HSE to see the written scheme of examination for pressure systems when carrying out their routine site visits. For example compressors, air receivers, etc. Under the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000, users and owners of pressure systems are required to demonstrate that they know the […]

Does your face fit?

Many professionals within the construction industry are waking up to the risks posed by airborne dust particles, yet there are many whose awareness of the legal requirements remains worryingly limited. Everybody jumps at the very hint of asbestos fibres, yet attitudes remain blasé toward other harmful substances, such as silica and wood dust which can […]

An introduction to FFI

Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations 2012 The Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations 2012 came into effect on 1st October 2012, marking a significant change to the way that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) finance their investigations. Prior to the implementation of these Regulations, all HSE investigations were publicly funded. However, the Regulations as they […]