Monthly Archives: December 2013

NEW HSE GUIDANCE ON MANAGING AND WORKING WITH ASBESTOS

The Health and Safety Executive have produced new guidance on Managing and Dealing with Asbestos. The HSE specifically cite the Lofstedt Report in their explanation of the changes. The HSE press release is at http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/analysis/comment-and-opinion/relief-from-sanctions-more-tough-action/law/court-of-appeal-cites-mitchell-to-refuse-relief/5039209.article The approved Code of Practice can be found at http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l118.htm?ebul=hsegen&cr=4/23-dec-13 Advertisements

HEALTH AND SAFETY GUIDANCE TO LOCAL AUTHORITIES

There is a useful series of guidance notes dealing with health and safety for local authorities. Amongst other things they deal with the risks to young people on work experience, see http://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKHSE/bulletins/94546d

NEW HEALTH & SAFETY EXECUTIVE GUIDANCE: YOUNG PEOPLE AND GUIDES FOR MANAGEMENT

The guidance given by the  Health and Safety Executive may well play a key part in the determination of standards and liability following the ERRA. YOUNG PEOPLE AT WORK A guide dealing, specifically, with young people can be found at http://www.hse.gov.uk/youngpeople/?ebul=gd-woodworking&cr=8/Nov13 HEALTH & SAFETY GUIDANCE Guidance for management generally can be found: Management for health and […]