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
It is now revealed that 10 per cent of people feel that they don’t have any good days at work. This statistic was highlighted in recent research undertaken by business psychology company Robertson Cooper. Under the title What is a Good Day at Work?, the report, based on a survey of 1,500 adults in the private and public sector in the UK, also found that the average person has about 3.7 good days at work each week, and that only 18 per cent of people have a full five-day week of good days.
In the modern world, the dangers of asbestos are well understood, but back in the 1970s it was widely used and thought to be a ‘wonder material’ with superb insulating and fire retardant properties. A huge number of people were unintentionally exposed to harmful fibres, and over 40 years later experts still believe we have not yet reached the peak in the number of resulting cases of asbestos-related disease.
British Safety Council announces International Safety Award 2018 sector winners, health and safety champions, employee wellbeing initiative and OHS innovation winners
British Safety Council demonstrates its commitment to the World Day for Safety and Health at Work campaign.
We know that the British Safety Council has a long history of campaigning for change. I also think it’s fair to say that for too long we have traded on our history and not done enough campaigning for vulnerable workers in the present.
Lawrence Waterman, OBE, Chairman of the British Safety Council, has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to health and safety at the Safety and Health Excellence Awards gala night on 11 April 2018.
Health and Safety Champions, Employee Wellbeing Initiatives and Health and Safety Innovations are shortlisted for International Safety Awards 2018
Speakers at the British Safety Council’s conference in Dubai will demonstrate how businesses in the Middle East can achieve health and safety excellence.
Speakers at the British Safety Council’s conference in Bahrain will demonstrate how businesses in the Middle East can achieve the highest standards of health and safety management