Category Archives: Managing Risk

HASAW Regulations draft: Post 2 – Workplace facilities, first aid, emergencies & PPE

“Draft For Consultation” Regulations have been published by MBIE under the proposed Health & Safety at Work Act. They are Phase 1 of a two part HASAW Regulations. The Draft is entitled the Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2015. This post is the second in a series of five. In it, we look …

HASAW Regulations: Risk Management, Training/Supervision: What does the draft say?

Draft For Consultation Regulations have been published by MBIE under the proposed Health & Safety at Work Act. This is Phase 1 of a two part HASAW Regulations.  The Draft is entitled the Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2015. This post is the first in a series of five. In it, we look at the first two …

Do gooders – please take note

This blog is about do gooders. You might be surprised at my dismissive tone. Sometimes, however, do gooders just need to be put in their place. You see, during the recent “Big Freeze” in the UK, householders were warned by their local authorities that clearing the snow from the public footpath and not doing it well could land them in court …