All work premises, with few exceptions, are subject to the Fire Safety (Regulatory Reform) Order 2005 and a suitable and sufficient fire safety risk assessment must be undertaken and reviewed on a regular basis to help safeguard both staff and visitors from fire. LRB Consulting has noticed an increase in the number of new inquiries

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Starting today and for the next month, construction sites across the country will be visited by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) as part of an intensive inspection initiative aimed at reducing death and injury in one of Britain’s most dangerous industries. During 2009/10, 42 workers died while working in construction, nationally, and nearly three

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Recently, I attended one of our regular Health & Safety in the Workplace Level 3 courses, helping out one of our trainers, Peter, with heavy lifting and being a general dogsbody, but also taking part in the course. The course lasted three days long and the number of delegates was just under ten, so we

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‘In a field where much of the advice available seems to be vague, generic and impractical, we have found LRB Consulting’s advice to be clear, relevant and practical. Their reports have provided authoritative guidance tailored to our particular business and ad hoc work has always been dealt with in a prompt, efficient and friendly manner.’

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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has recently started its 3 month consultation on proposed changes to RIDDOR (The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995). These proposed changes derive from recommendations in Lord Young’s Review on health and safety (Common Sense, Common Safety – published at the end of last year). One

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