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‘I would have no hesitation in recommending EP Risk to anyone requiring H&S help’

It is always pleasing to receive positive feedback from clients, so we were delighted when Allan Hinchliffe of Gardinia Windows, Huddersfield kindly dropped us a line. Allan, the General Manger of the company, wrote: “Without a shadow of doubt health and safety regulations are a daunting prospect and legal obligation for any responsible employer. “Faced with this…

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Lettings agent fined for fire safety offences in HMOs

A lettings agent has been fined more than £42,000 after admitting fire safety offences in two separate houses in multiple occupation (HMOs). Stevenage Magistrates’ Court also ordered Lettings of London Ltd to pay costs of £10,626 to Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council. Council officers inspected the properties in Hatfield in 2018 and found fire safety equipment…

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Why we mark Global Asbestos Awareness Week

With other health and safety organisations around the world, EP Risk Consultancy is marking April 1 – 7 as Global Asbestos Awareness Week. Each year, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organisation (ADAO) dedicates a week to increasing awareness of asbestos and preventing exposure by bringing together experts and victims from around the world to share, learn,…

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New safety alert concerning platform lifts

A new safety alert concerning platform lifts – platforms or lifts for those with impaired mobility – has been issued by the Health and Safety Executive. It arises from concerns over the risk of falls from height to employees/workers and members of the public. The alert is aimed at platform lift maintenance companies, owners and…

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Latest statistics on work-related health and safety

The latest statistics on work-related health and safety in Great Britain have been released by the Health and Safety Executive. Key figures for Great Britain (2017/18) reveal: 1.4 million working people suffering from a work-related illness 2,595 mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposures (2016) 144 workers killed at work 555,000 injuries occurred at work,…

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