Leisure centres with spa pools and care homes are among the businesses being urged to do more to protect workers and members of the public from legionella risks.
The Health and Safety Executive...
Changes to RIDDOR reporting requirements
Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR) Change – 6 April 2012
From 6 April 2012, subject to Parliamentary approval, RIDDOR's over three day injury reporting requirement will change. From then the trigger point will increase from over three days' to over seven days' incapacitation (not counting the day on which the accident happened).
Anyone carrying out gas work must have a Gas Safe Register ID card. If not, they are breaking the law and putting you and your family at risk.
A national scheme for England, Wales and Northern Ireland to provide the public with information on hygiene standards in food premises has now been introduced -
the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme
Milton Keynes Council has joined this scheme. Having a single national scheme in place will help to ensure that businesses are treated fairly and consistently with local and regional/national competitors.
Safer food, better business (SFBB) is an innovative and practical approach to food safety management. It has been developed to help small businesses put in place food safety management procedures and comply with food hygiene regulations.