Category Archives: Health & Safety

London Air Pollution Training......

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Site safety stand-down to cover whole of construction......

Sites across the whole construction sector will stop work as part of a safety stand-down in April.  Click here to read more.

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Report on London’s ‘dangerous’ air quality cites Victoria line as pollution hotspot......

The Victoria line is an air pollution “hotspot”, according to a new study on air quality in London.  Click here to read more.

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Workers’ Memorial Day 28th April......

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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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