Running Man
A question of sport or a question of health?
16th August 2017
The IAAF World Championship Athletics, held in London over the last couple of weeks, produced drama off as well as on the track and field.
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Reaching the summit – The London Work at Height seminar 2017
13th July 2017
Greg Davies, our Director of Market Development at Assurity Consulting attended the 2nd London Work at Height (LWAHS 2017) seminar on 10th July 2017 at the Guildhall in London. While it’s not a major area of our work, it is always beneficial to keep up to date on the wider issues of health and safety, and so it proved.
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Science vs Art
Fire safety management - exact science or fine art?
30th May 2017
With the introduction of new health and safety sentencing guidelines last year, prosecutions and fines have become regular headlines. But what is the current situation for fire?
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Learning Lessons the Legionella way
18th April 2017
Since the introduction of the 4th edition of Legionnaires' disease The control of legionella bacteria in water systems, Approved Code of Practice and guidance on regulations (L8) in November 2013, despite no recent high profile outbreaks in the UK, Legionella related activity has still been commonplace.
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Asbestos Fibres
A trained eye - is your asbestos management really up to date?
17th February 2017
At Assurity Consulting our Consultants often get asked “why do I need asbestos training?” The answer is simple, to make sure of the ongoing success of your asbestos management.
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2016-2017
An unexpected outcome, what might be missing from your 2017 strategy?
02nd February 2017
2016 proved a year for the unexpected. In areas as different as sport and politics (although the wisdom is they shouldn't be mixed, some stories of last year saw them hand in hand though) results against the norm or perceived outcomes came from everywhere.
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Orange Presents
After Santa calls what presents might 2017 be bringing?
20th December 2016
Santa will soon be here and all the preparation, planning, organising and delivering will once more come to fruition. But after his footprints on the roof have melted with the snow (hopefully), the last of the turkey (or other fillings) sandwiches consumed and the decorations are once more packed away, what might be on the agenda before he returns again next year?
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Plane
No summer holiday for the new sentencing guidelines
07th October 2016
Seven figure failures are becoming the norm for health and safety offences regardless of size and sector. The impact of the Sentencing Guidelines for health and safety, corporate manslaughter and food safety (as we blogged in February) was clearly evident and momentum seems to have been maintained by judges up and down the country.
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Help Great Britain Work Well
New thinking for health and safety - what could it mean for you?
31st August 2016
Launched earlier in the year the Health and Safety Executive's
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Brexit
What could Brexit mean for health and safety?
21st July 2016
Now the votes have been cast and counted and the dust has started to settle, what might an ''EU free'' Britain look like for health and safety? It is true that Brussels has had a major influence on our regulation, and this extends back to the introduction of Directive 89/391/EEC - OSH ''Framework Directive'' in June 1989 ''to encourage improvements in the safety and health of workers at work.''
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