There is a problem with safety features: they can often be bypassed. Many safety professionals will have seen instances of safety interlock systems on equipment, such as CNC machines, being defeated by fixing the key into the lock part of the system either by using a spare key or by detaching the main key from

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The Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register (OSHCR) is in the news at the moment as it has been launched for the public to view all registered Health & Safety consultants. The register gives you the peace of mind that you are dealing with a registered consultant who has complied to a high standard of

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The Health & Safety Executive is proposing to slash the number of proactive inspections it carries out in light of its 35-per-cent cut in government funding. The BBC obtained a letter in which the HSE’s chief executive reportedly outlines plans to reduce the safety watchdog’s inspections by a third. Three high-hazard sectors – nuclear, offshore

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‘LRB Consulting have helped us to determine and understand the direction of the projects that they are working with us on. They are an excellent sounding board for the changes we wish to make, having gained a good understanding of our needs in a very short time.’ Richard Yearley, Global Director, Real Estate Services, Logica

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‘I have been impressed with the manner in which LRB Consulting have worked with us to on some very sensitive projects. They bring high standards of professionalism and they are incisive and cut through to the important issues.’ Richard Yearley, Global Director, Real Estate Services, Logica London, N1

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