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CSCS Cards – Health and Safety Awareness Explained

CSCS Cards and Site Health and Safety Awareness Explained
Although site operators retain overall responsibility for health and safety provisions on site, individual workers also contribute to raising standards. By law every worker must be properly …
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Looking back to improve the future

Looking back to improve the future
Unknown to many people outside manual industries, April 28th marks the annual International Workers’ Memorial Day. Intended as a way to raise awareness of workplace fatalities across the world, the event is obser…
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The IOSH Manifesto launches – but will Westminster take note?

The IOSH Manifesto launches – but will Westminster take note?
As official campaigning for the 2015 General Election begins in earnest, the IOSH has launched their own manifesto, seeking to gain political support for their ongoing efforts to raise …
http://www.veritas-consulting.co.uk/blog/the-iosh-manifesto-launches-but-will-westminster-take-note/

Self Employed? Then You Need to Know About This

Self Employed? Then You Need to Know About This
Did you know that the rates of accidents and fatalities amongst self-employed workers have been doubling over the years, while others were dropping down?

Well, self employed people might get another…
http://www.veritas-consulting.co.uk/blog/self-employed-then-you-need-to-know-about-this/

Do you work in events and entertainment? Are you ready for CDM 2015?

Do you work in events and entertainment? Are you ready for CDM 2015?
In less than a month, on April 6th, the revised Construction (Design & Management) regulations come into force. Along with a host of other changes is the decision to apply the …
http://www.veritas-consulting.co.uk/blog/do-you-work-in-events-and-entertainment-are-you-ready-for-cdm-2015/

Get Chatty! How Better Communication Makes a Safer Workplace

Get Chatty! How Better Communication Makes a Safer Workplace
Who would have thought that telling tales would be a major part of a health and safety strategy?

But we felt pretty inspired after reading this great post on the RoSPA blog, all about h…
http://www.veritas-consulting.co.uk/blog/get-chatty-how-better-communication-makes-a-safer-workplace/

Love to Cook? Make Sure You Keep Your Kitchen Safe!

Love to Cook? Make Sure You Keep Your Kitchen Safe!
Did you know that 60% of accidental fires in homes start in the kitchen?

Food for thought – definitely.

While we have fun cooking up a storm, a lot of us lose track of making sure we stay s…
http://www.veritas-consulting.co.uk/blog/love-to-cook-make-sure-you-keep-your-kitchen-safe/

Contractors – are you ready for CDM Regulations 2015?

Contractors – are you ready for CDM 2015?
The building industry has been well aware that the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations are due to be overhauled in April this year, but the specific details have yet to be formally announced….
http://www.veritas-consulting.co.uk/blog/contractors-are-you-ready-for-cdm-regulations-2015/

Are you using the right CSCS cards on site?

Are you using the right CSCS cards on site?
Designed as a tool for site operators to quickly and easily verify the skills and qualifications of subcontractors and employees, the CSCS card scheme has been relatively successful since its creation. Sim…
http://www.veritas-consulting.co.uk/blog/are-you-using-the-right-cscs-cards-on-site/

The Effect of Asbestos Worldwide

The Effect of Asbestos Worldwide
The amount of deaths asbestos has caused is incredible. Its use across the world has been curtailed in recent years but it is still being used in many developing countries. Thousands of people are still dying from ex…
http://www.veritas-consulting.co.uk/blog/the-effect-of-asbestos-worldwide/