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This risk is for REUL

This risk is for REUL

On 22 September 2022, the UK Government published its Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill (REUL). Under this bill, all retained EU law will be revoked on 31 December 2022 (or at a later date prior to 23 June 2026, if a consensus to delay is reached) unless...

Health & Safety in Construction – HS File Requirements

Health & Safety in Construction – HS File Requirements

Part 7 (Bonus blog) The Health and Safety File is a requirement of The Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015, and is a record of information for the Client, or End User, regarding a site or structure, which focuses on health and safety. The...

Enforcing Natasha’s Law – 12 months on

Enforcing Natasha’s Law – 12 months on

Enforcing Natasha’s Law – 12 months on Whenever I think about food allergies, my thoughts turn to 17th century essayist, satirist, and author Jonathan Swift and his sage observation that “He was a bold man who first ate an oyster…” When you consider the range of...

Health & Safety in Construction – Safety Documentation

Health & Safety in Construction – Safety Documentation

Part 6 In previous blogs we have discussed the main roles and responsibilities of key duty holders within The Construction Design & Management Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015), we have also discussed the main documentation requirements to ensure CDM compliance. In this...

Health & Safety in Construction –  Construction Phase Plans

Health & Safety in Construction – Construction Phase Plans

Part 4 Please read the previous 3 parts of this blog series before continuing to get the most out of our Health and Safety in Construction series. What is a Construction Phase Plan? The Construction Phase Plan, also referred to as a CPP, is a document that sets out...

HSE’s Mental Health Campaign

HSE’s Mental Health Campaign

Before you read this, please check out our previous blog, ‘HSE’s Ten Year Plan – a decade of cunning in prospect’ as this new post focuses on the first area the HSE’s 10-year strategy talks about. Is “Working Minds” working? Carl Gustav Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist...

Data Science in SHEQ Assurance – Importance of Data Science

Data Science in SHEQ Assurance – Importance of Data Science

Part 3 In part 1 and part 2 of this series of blogs, we discussed: artificial intelligence and data science; machine learning; skills and people in a data science team and whether your organisation can leverage data science Today, we will expand upon the importance of...

Health & Safety in Construction – Contractor/Sub-contractor Role

Health & Safety in Construction – Contractor/Sub-contractor Role

Part 3 Please read part 2 continuing, where we looked at the role of the Principal Contractor, as we will now cover the role of a Contractor (sometimes referred to as a Sub-Contractor). The best way to understand the role of a Contractor within CDM 2015 is to view...

Data Science in SHEQ assurance – Data Teams

Data Science in SHEQ assurance – Data Teams

Part 2 Please read part 1 before continuing to understand what we mean by artificial intelligence and data science… What is a Data Science team? A data science team is composed of people who are strong in three core areas: statistics, programming and business acumen....