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Landfill remains an essential piece of Britain’s waste management infrastructure for the foreseeable future as a means of disposing of waste for which no other safe treatment option is available.
Landfill sites are an important part of our waste management process, but smells from landfill waste are having a significant impact on the quality of life of local residents, writes Aaron Bell MP.
Sitting down with PoliticsHome recently, Charles Pitt, Head of Policy and Influencing at the British Safety Council, said it would be a “terrible error” if Brexit were to be used as an excuse to stop caring about health and safety.
Employees injured at work need legal representation to help ensure that those responsible are held to account and that health and safety standards in the workplace are maintained, say ABI and USDAW.
A first step the Government must now take to tackle homelessness is scrapping the Vagrancy Act and end the criminalisation of homeless people, writes Alex Cunningham MP.
MPs should protect themselves from attack by not telling voters where they are going to be, according to Lindsay Hoyle.
The government's proposals for workers' rights must not come at the expense of health and safety says British Safety Council.
“We can be a critical friend of government” says Chief Executive Mike Robinson as he congratulates Prime Minister Boris Johnson
The British Safety Council presented the prestigious Sword of Honour and Globe of Honour Awards for the highest standards in management of health, safety and environmental risks to businesses from around the world at an awards ceremony held on Friday 22 November at Merchant Taylors' Hall in the City of London.
The British Safety Council has cautiously welcomed a comment on workers’ rights made in a letter from the Chairman of the Conservative Party James Cleverley.
During Road Safety Week 2019, taking place 18-24 November, Mates in Mind are urging transport and logistic organisations to lead the way and prioritise the mental wellbeing of their workforces in light of the above-average suicide rate.
British Safety Council sets out its asks of the next government: maintain standards, protect workers and resource the regulator.
Total cost of dementia has soared to £34.7bn, including costs to NHS, social care costs and unpaid care.
The British Safety Council have commented on new Financial Times research which measured the air quality in the carriages of the London Underground, terming the findings "alarming".
The NASUWT fully supports the new charter from the Suzy Lamplugh Trust, especially as it complements the NASUWT’s campaign on verbal and physical abuse in the workplace.
House of Commons must lead by example in protecting staff wellbeing and ensuring a positive working environment.
Mates in Mind highlights mental health statistics as a stark warning to employers of the cost to workers and businesses if workplace mental health is not properly understood.
Slips, trips and falls are among the biggest cause of accidents in the home. Home safety improvements to stairs, lighting and flooring are some of the simple and cost-effective ways we can tackle this issue, writes Lord Jordan.
Grenfell inquiry shows that the regulatory regime failed – we must honour the victims by ensuring this tragedy is never repeated
British Safety Council calls on employers to safeguard their workforce’s mental health and to invest in workplace wellbeing.
Not having full access to the ‘Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed’ is about more than trade, it will mean less data on food safety issues, writes Lord Rooker.
The British Safety Council announces who will speak at their 11th Annual Conference on the 16 October 2019.
It is very welcome that new statistics show more people are using the Access to Work scheme, writes IPSE.
British Safety Council launches new categories of International Safety Awards to celebrate the achievements of individuals and organisations who campaign to transform health, safety and wellbeing.