Category Archives: Health & Safety

Grenfell – plastic industry & Deadly deregulation etc......

Sky News has done a great piece on how deregulation of health and safety/fire safety, privatising/commercialising enforcement and allowing business- in this case the plastics industry and insulation businesses-  to get involved with setting rules and regulations which  lead to Grenfell:
 
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Housing safety system needs updating......

HHSRS struggles to tackle excess cold.  Click here to read more.

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HSE – summary health and safety statistics for the UK......

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Sprinklers to be installed at council tower blocks......

Sprinklers look set to be installed at tower blocks across the borough following a fire safety review by Waltham Forest Council.  Click here to read more.

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Building fire safety ‘must improve’, London Fire Brigade warns......

More serious fires such as that at Grenfell Tower could happen unless safety measures get more priority, the London Fire Brigade (LFB) has warned.  Click here to read more.

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Why does the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement include asbestos?......

A Free Trade Agreement signed by Canada and Ukraine, which came into effect recently includes asbestos.  Click here to read more.

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Quarter of firefighters axed as union warns of staffing crisis......

A Home Office report has revealed the number of firefighters employed by fire and rescue services has been reduced by nearly a quarter over the past decade.  Click here to read more.

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Brexit & Breast cancer: what does Brexit have to do with breast cancer?......

When: 26 October 2017
Where: Attlee Room, Portcullis House
Time: 11 am – 1 pm
 

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Figures reveal toll of asbestos in schools......

From teaching assistants to teachers to pupils, asbestos in schools is a killer and cuts to school funding can only make the situation worse.  Click here to read more.

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Tories have cut fire safety inspectors by more than a quarter since 2010......

A STAGGERING 28 per cent of fire safety inspectors have been slashed by the Tories and their lackeys, a shocking new report revealed last week.  Click here to read more.

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