Category: Health & Safety

Plan To Shrink Plasterboard Could Cut MSDs

Manufacturers, clients and building contractors are discussing a plan to shrink the unit size of plasterboard supplied to the construction sector. The hope is that smaller, lighter boards will reduce the incidence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) among fit-out workers. Installing plasterboard to form internal walls, known as dry lining, is a key trade in both

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Health & Safety Executive Penning Risk Assessment Record Reform

The Health & Safety Executive is drawing up plans to reduce the impact of “disproportionate” risk assessment paperwork , as part of the government’s drive to cut compliance costs. The plans will include introducing greater flexibility to record keepings, which will be outlined in new guidance, according to papers circulated at a December meeting of the Health

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