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NEW GUIDANCE ON HEALTH AND SAFETY IN DOCKS AND PORTS

The Health and Safety Executive has produced new Guidance on Health and Safety in Docks and Ports. The HSE state: “The new guidance (Safety in Docks: Approved Code of Practice and guidance – L148) replaces the existing Approved Code of Practice (COP25) which has been withdrawn as part of the revocation of the Docks Regulations […]

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

SLIPS & TRIPS: HEALTH AND SAFETY EXECUTIVE GUIDANCE

The guidance given by the HSE is likely to be more important in post ERRA litigation. 1. Guidance on slips and trips both general, and in relation to specific industries, can be found at http://www.hse.gov.uk/slips/ 2. The latest bulletin on slips, trips and falls from height can be found at http://uk-mg-bt.mail.yahoo.com/neo/launch?.partner=bt-1&.rand=1fa7efpihe51o#mail