News, Publications, & Consultation ( please view HSE website
for further details )
IOSH Start Health campaign – see IOSH website
ISO 45001 Launched
40% of Building sites unsafe following HSE blitz
Hertfordshire Builder prosecuted for installing wall mounted boiler when not ‘Gas Safe’ registered
Stonemason company guilty of Corporate Manslaughter (SHP October 2014)
Information (Guidance etc)
There has been ongoing reviews and publications of updated guidance, ACoPs and info sheets following theProfessor Ragnar Löfstedt report. These include:
L146 – Consultation with Employees Regulations 2014.
GEIS6 - The selection, management and use of mobile elevating work platforms
HSG 136 - A guide to workplace transport safety
The HSE has also released several new ‘Busy Builder’ leaflets, aimed at small builders or small construction sites. These include: Fragile roofs (also for clients), Keeping a tidy site and ‘Protecting the public’.
CD261 – CDM Regs 2007 – ended on 06-06-14 (a lot of press recently regarding HSE ignoring certain stakeholder comments). Still planned to be implemented 06-04-15.
L146 (Consultation with Employees) – ended on
CD274 - L101(Confined Spaces)- ended on 30-09-14
CD275 - L113 (Safe use of Lifting equipment) – ended on 14-10-14
CD273 – Exemption of Self-employed person from Sect 3(2) of HASAW etc Act
CD268 – L22 (PUWER) & L114 (Safe use of woodworking machines) – AcoPs being amended – ended in May 14