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safer sites – targeted inspections by HSE inspectors

From 22 September 2014, HSE Inspectors will carry out unannounced visits to sites where refurbishment projects or repair works are underway. Throughout the month long initiative Inspectors will ensure high-risk activities particularly those affecting the health of workers, are being properly managed.  If unacceptable standards are found Inspectors will take immediate enforcement action. during inspections […]

Manual Handling Training now available

Vicki Beatty Associates is now able to offer manual handling and musculoskeletal care training tailored to your business needs.  Training provided by City and Guilds qualified manual handling trainers. Half day and refresher courses available Open course available monthly, in-house courses arranged at your convenience. To discuss your requirements please call 07734 849 345 or […]

ISO 14001 Environmental Management System

It is estimated that fewer than 300,000 organisations have an ISO 14001 certified Environment Management System (EMS) in the UK. This means that there are more than 4,400,000 businesses that do not have an EMS! (Figures from www.stayoutfront.com) Small and medium businesses are missing an opportunity to raise their stature and win new business because […]

Ladder Exchange

The Ladder Association has recently launched its Ladder Exchange 2014, where potentially dangerous ladders are taken out of circulation by offering people a cash incentive to trade them in.  Cameron Clow, Chairman of  The Ladder Association has said ” Thousands of ladders were traded in last year, saving a lot of people and businesses money […]

Myth Buster Challenge Panel – Southeast Top of The Naughty List?

Is the southeast top of ‘elf and safety’s” naughty list? SHPONLINE reports that more people in London and the south east have reported ill-founded health and safety excuses than anywhere else in the UK. The HSE has analysed the national spread of all reports to the Myth Buster Challenge Panel, set up in 2012 to […]

New Year – News Letter

Vicki Beatty Associates to launch newsletter Vicki Beatty Associates will launch their news letter in the new year.  The news letter will contain health and safety, environmental and management system news stories court reports on health and safety prosecutions legislation updates and legal analysis features on key health and safety topics and best practice details […]