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Health & Safety Bulletins

Latest news on the initiatives and activities being undertaken by the BESA in support of its members and the building engineering services sector.

Monday, December 3, 2018

HSE publishes first aid guidance on mental health

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published updated guidance to help employers support staff experiencing a mental health issue. The HSE’s updated first aid guidance states companies should consider ways to “manage mental ill health in your workplace which are appropriate for your business”. According to the guidance, this could include providing information or training for managers and...

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Monday, December 3, 2018

HSE to carry out inspections of high rise buildings

The inspectors will be looking at the way the work is being carried out, specifically as far as issues of fire safety and working at height are concerned, rather than its compliance with Building Regulations. However, in an unusual move, they will also be asking clients, designers and contractors specifically about the materials being used to replace the ACM cladding, whether they are class...

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Saturday, December 1, 2018

BREXIT - Government commitment

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) is contributing to joint-work in other shared areas. This includes work on chemicals regulation with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and on workplace product safety with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). HSE is working to help with the government's preparations for both Day One and the longer...

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