Category: Health & Safety

Impact of “Mental Health First Aid” Questioned As More Funds Offered

A research project commissioned by the Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH) into the effectiveness of “mental health first aid” (MHFA) has found that it has a value in raising awareness, but participants often feel it is used by organisations to bypass wider responsibilities to staff. Early findings from researchers at Nottingham University were Read More

RIBA and Insurers Urge Wider Grenfell Reforms

Architects and Insurers have lined up to urge Dame Judith Hackitt to take a more ambitious stance on re-writing the rulebook on building safety and fire safety in her final post-Grenfell reform recommendations, due to be published this month. Architects, represented by the RIBA, Royal Institute of British Architects, have stressed the need for a Read More

Health & Safety Executive Board Targets “Blue Tape”

The Health & Safety Executive’s priorities for 2018-19 include empowering small businesses to cut through “blue tape”, advising on a proportional approach to the new ISO 45001 standards and creating more guidance specifically for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The plans were outlined in papers prepared ahead of the Health & Safety Executive’s most Read More

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