I have delivered Health and Safety presentations at two conferences organised for Schools and Academies and I have been ask to deliver similar talks at two further conferences. It is important that Health and safety in schools and academies is managed well. At each conference, I delivered two talks: one aimed at schools and the other

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Construction Site Safety is proving to be an important theme for 2014. According to a recent HSE Newsletter (Issue 37),  dangerous practices and poor standards were found at nearly half of the building sites visited during a month-long safety drive by HSE. The nationwide campaign saw inspectors visiting 2607 sites where refurbishment or repair work was taking place. The

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Construction site safety,  the HSE and Enforcement action Since the start of 2014, I have seen a great deal of evidence that the HSE are increasingly active in their enforcement visits to construction sites. In the month since starting the New Year, I have dealt with several enquiries relating to  construction projects that have received a

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Take a look at the HSE “Myth Buster website” and there are lots on interesting, foolish and generally odd ideas out there. This particular one intrigued me as I’m currently doing a lot of work with Schools and Academies. Case 223 – Enquirer advised that she is unable to carry out work placement checks in high

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