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ISO 52000: Leading the way on clean energy building standards

ISO 52000 contains a detailed method of assessing energy performance as the total primary energy used for heating, cooling, lighting, ventilation and domestic hot water of buildings…

Manchester paint manufacturer fined after worker suffers burns cleaning spray booth floor

A cloud of flammable vapour in the spray booth was ignited by the electric motor of the floor scrubber. The man was seriously injured, with 26% burns…

Warburtons fined £1.9m after agency worker Wayne Thorpe injured arm on bread line conveyor belt

CCTV footage revealed that while cleaning the bread line at the Warburtons Eastwood plant, Wayne Thorpe became trapped between a conveyor belt and moulder..

Steel company fined £1m after oxygen pipe explosion

The Sheffield Forgemasters Engineering Limited worker, 57, suffered life changing injuries after the explosion in 2013. He received third degree burns…

New dhf ‘Best Practice Guide’ set to raise standards

Developed following detailed consultations with the Health & Safety Executive, dhf (Door & Hardware Federation) has published a new ‘Best Practice Guide’…

Survey: Over 1 in 2 electrotechnical businesses say CSR boosts staff retention

In a new survey from the ECA and CCS, 51% of electrotechnical businesses said that engagement with CSR helps to ‘improve staff retention and recruitment’…

Health & safety organisations pen open letter to PM following Grenfell Tower Fire

Hundreds sign open letter to Theresa May calling for a political sea change in attitude towards health and safety regulation and fire risk management, following Grenfell Tower tragedy…

ISO/TS 22163: All aboard – a new standard helps to keep the trains on time

Developed in collaboration with the Association of the European Rail Industry, ISO/TS 22163 introduces a quality management approach to the rail sector…

Pyeroy Ltd fined after MEWP incident leads to death of worker Keith Stevens

In October 2013, Pyeroy Ltd employee Keith Stevens was helping to dismantle temporary roofing at Devonport Naval Base using a MEWP…

ISO 14001: Environmental management brought to SMEs with new ISO handbook

ISO 14001:2015, Environmental management systems – A practical guide for SMEs has recently been updated, taking into account the latest edition of…