05 Dec 2013
Professor Löfstedt’s key recommendation to establish a select committee to examine risk in public life and regulation has been rejected by the House of Lords.
08 Jul 2013
The offshore industry’s safety improvements are a “lasting memorial” to the 167 who died in the Piper Alpha disaster 25 years ago, the prime minister
11 Jun 2013
The reform of civil liability for breaches of health and safety law introduced by recent controversial legislation is scheduled to come into force later this year on 1 October.
10 Jun 2013
The Labour party has issued a stark warning to the government over “ideological” handling of the health and safety reform programme, cautioning that
02 Apr 2013
Regulations covering the wearing of head protection in construction are among 13 legislative measures to be abolished on 6 April 2013, HSE has announced.
26 Mar 2013
Businesses that help employees back to work after periods of absence will be offered tax relief under proposals outlined in the budget.
22 Mar 2013
The government is at risk of undermining advances made in health and safety, according to a senior Labour MP.
22 Mar 2013
The government’s strict liability reforms face an uncertain future after the Lords voted by a tiny majority to throw out a clause removing civil liability from health and safety.
01 Mar 2013
Businesses and workers will be able to access state-funded occupational health advice from 2014, the DWP has announced, in a bid to drive down long-term sickness absence.
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