There is a lot more to Safeguarding than just getting the DBS checks done. It is recognised that the protection of vulnerable groups is an important issue and needs to be managed effectively. Vulnerable groups can include Children, Young Persons, Disabled Persons, and Elderly Persons, as well as other groups. We have recently been creating

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We have a new member of staff (Jo) starting with us on Monday 21 May. Initially, Jo will be mainly office based and will be working on many of the third Party accreditation schemes (such as CHAS and Safecontractor) that we assist our clients with. Once up to speed with the way that we work,

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The £40,000 fine handed down to a scaffolding contractor serves as a reminder that even the simple act of Lorry Loading must be planned. Derby Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 22nd February 2016 at a site in Chaddesden, 24-year-old [LG] was injured while scaffold fittings were being loaded into bins on the back of a

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Message from a client: Early start for 15 members of Team Smallman to undertake health and safety training. Thank you, Michael Ellerby of LRB Consulting Ltd, for organising the training and, Leicestershire County Cricket Club, for organising our room hire for the day. #excellentvenue #highqualityhealthandsafetytraining

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The Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 came into force on 1 January 2018. These updated Regulations are supported by a new Approved Code of Practice and Guidance (ACoP). The Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17) set out an employer’s minimum legal duties, while the ACoP text and guidance give practical advice on how to comply with those Regulations. The main

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Stress is the focus of Mental Health Awareness Week this year. This is a subject that many businesses fail to deal with and yet it is one that affects many people. Mental Health Awareness Week is taking place on 14 – 20 May 2018. What resources are available? If you’re running an event for Mental Health

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I had my first meeting today with a new client. Although they have a fair bit to do, they are certainly up for the challenge, and it was pleasant to see how they received the messages. A significant focus is required (by them) on Active Monitoring, but I think that they will get this right quite

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The Grenfell Tower Inquiry hearings schedule has been announced Phase one will focus on the factual narrative of the events of the night of 14 June 2017. This will include: the existing fire safety and prevention measures at Grenfell Tower where and how the fire started the development of the fire and smoke how the fire

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