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HSE will take enforcement action against non-compliance with social distancing

If it comes to the HSE’s attention that employers are not complying with relevant public heath guidance (by enabling social distancing when it is practical to do so before personal protective measures), it will consider a range of actions ra...


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Government confirms the biggest changes to building safety in a generation

Housing Secretary, Robert Jenrick MP, has announced ambitious steps to further reform the building safety system with the biggest changes in a generation to ensure residents are safe in their homes. New measures include mandatory sprinkler system...


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Coronavirus: HSE will take action against non-complying employers

Employers that are found not to be complying with the relevant Public Health England guidance on coronavirus may face action from the HSE, the health and safety body has said in a joint statement with the CBI and TUC. Noting that this is an extre...


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Apprenticeships “on the brink of collapse” after Covid-19 guidelines not implemented

Apprenticeship training providers are being forced to either close or mothball their operations, leaving thousands of apprentices across England unable to start or complete their programmes, the Association of Employment and Learning Providers has...


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Mental health must be top priority during COVID-19

Amid the growing uncertainty of Coronavirus, many employees are reporting feeling stressed. In addition to their usual work demands, the uncertainties that have come with COVID-19, such as school closures, questions around job security and health ...


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HSE postpones routine inspections

Routine inspections by the HSE will be temporarily suspended while the country is in lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. While it will continue to respond to serious issues, the HSE has stopped work that cannot be completed from home. An HSE ...