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Today, Lord Jordan will ask a question on implementing the forthcoming National Accident Prevention Strategy. The British Safety Council have released the following statement.
British Safety Council calls on employers to commit themselves to protecting their workers’ mental wellbeing and investing in line managers’ mental health training
10th Annual Conference 2018 – Health and safety in uncertain times
The British Safety Council welcome the announcement from the government to ban the use of all flammable external cladding on high rise buildings.
The interaction between work and mental health is complex and sensitive, and remains a challenge for employers.
Following recent tragic cyclist and pedestrian fatalities, MPA has once again called for a greater public and private sector commitment to vulnerable road user safety.
British Safety Council pledges to campaign more vigorously for safe and healthy workplaces, as fatalities rise
The Mineral Products Association (MPA) is highlighting the issue of Vulnerable Road User (VRU) Safety at Hillhead 2018 in a drive to address recent data which indicates that the safety of pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists sharing road space with other vehicles is still very much an issue for the industry.
Carbon monoxide poisoning is a serious and fatal problem – but it's one that is almost entirely preventable. A change in law could consign this silent killer to history, writes Eddie Hughes
Mates in Mind has won the prestigious Mowlem Award from B&CE’s Charitable Trust in recognition of its contribution to improving mental health and wellbeing in the construction industry, through its training, awareness raising and educational efforts. The Award, now in its fourth year, is granted to organisations that make a real difference to training and promotion of health and safety in the construction industry.
British Safety Council has just launched a multimedia poster competition focussed on wellbeing in the workplace and college. Images of wellbeing is looking for people with an interest in art and design to get involved. But what has art got to do with wellbeing?
On 14 June 2017, a fire at Grenfell Tower in London took the lives of 71 people and robbed hundreds of others of their homes and possessions. Its impact was felt across the world and the government committed to urgent action to ensure that such a tragedy won’t happen again.
‘Insufficient' - MIMA’s first reaction to Dame Judith Hackitt’s independent report on Building Regulations and Fire Safety. MIMA firmly believes that the report should have gone further to ensure that the residents of high-rise buildings are safe, and feel safe, by the simple and practical measure of requiring that only non-combustible materials may be used on mid and high-rise & high occupancy/high risk buildings.
Below is the latest press release from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) commenting on Dame Judith Hackitt’s Review into Building Regulations, published this morning.
Please find below a response to the Hackitt review from the Equality and Human Right Commission
British Safety Council offers a toolkit of training and advice to help workers beat stress and manage their mental health
Brian Berry, the Chief Executive of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), calls for the Government to implement a licensing scheme for all builders and contractors in the UK.
A proposed new Parliamentary bill would seek to regulate pedicabs or rickshaw taxis in in London, says Paul Scully, MP for Sutton and Cheam.
Today, Baroness Donaghy will be asking the government what action they propose to take to ensure the safety of consumers.
It is always pleasing when expectations are exceeded, when people are surprised because their experience is so much better than what they were expecting. Here at the British Safety Council we have several ways of doing that, often employed in a combination that brings a smile to the lips.
The principle of continual improvement has long been accepted as a key component of effective health and safety management, and the plan-do-check-act cycle is widely recognised throughout the world.
British Safety Council’s conference in Bristol explores how the risks associated with work are changing and what can be done to prepare for the future:
Change seems to be inevitable, we need to start planning for it today if we are going to be healthier and happier tomorrow, says Lawrence Waterman, Chairman, British Safety Council.
British Safety Council launches a workshop to equip managers and health and safety teams with skills to encourage safe and healthy behaviours