Updated 30th November 2016
GAS SAFETY CONSULTATION
HSE is consulting on changes to the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 (GSIUR) – share your views by 27 January 2017. The changes include making the timing of landlords’ annual gas safety checks more flexible, and clarifying that only gas safety defects should be recorded.
RECENT ENFORCEMENT ACTIVITY
Free leaflet – Fragile roofs
Busy Builder leaflet –Fragile roofs: What you need to know as a busy builder, contractor or maintenance worker
Busy Builder leaflet – Fragile roofs: What you need to know as a building owner, user or managing agent
Roofwork/Working at height
Busy Builder leaflet – Construction Phase Plan
Construction Safety Topic – Assessing all work at height
Construction Safety Topic – Working at height
Hand arm vibration (HAVS)
Managing Construction Health Risks – Vibration
Construction Safety Topic – Electricity: Systems in buildings
NEWS & PUBLICATIONS
Construction Industry Advisory Committee (CONIAC) – Minutes of meeting held on 17 August 2016
Health and safety statistics 2016
The Stop. Make a Change. campaign being organised by the Civil Engineering Contractors Association will see leading contractors and clients stand down work on the morning of 18 April 2017.
Firms taking part will use the stand down to discuss with employees and suppliers how the industry can work together to boost its performance in relation to health, safety and wellbeing.
Companies looking to get involved can contact firstname.lastname@example.org
HEALTH AND SAFETY EVENTS
Improve the health and safety of your business by attending a health and safety event near you. Most of the Working Well Together (WWT) events we list are FREE and all provide an opportunity to meet like-minded people, see interesting new equipment and get confidential advice.
There are no current listed events but please check the WWT events pages to find out what will be happening near you in the future.
Visit the HSE website to find more many national events, conferences and HSL training.