As you may or may not be aware a large chunk of UK environmental law is derived from EU requirements. During the transition period from January 2020 until January 2021 it was largely ‘business as usual’ from a regulatory point of view. But now, following the end of the transition … [Read more...] about Change to the structure of UK environmental law following Brexit
A marker’s view of NEBOSH GC3 To maximise your marks, check this list of Do’s and Don'ts. Observation sheets - Worth 30 marks. Do’s Don’ts Observe 25 – 30 hazards and write them down giving some explanation of the hazard. To maximise your marks find 30 hazards Don’t … [Read more...] about A Marker’s Perspective – NEBOSH GC3 – Practical Assessment
In the UK, as in many jurisdictions, there exists the Civil Law concept of individuals seeking compensation for injuries caused (at least partly) by others. In terms of health and safety at work, the typical scenario is when an employee is injured due to work activity controlled … [Read more...] about BoSD Vs Negligence
In line with the Lofstedt review, HSE are considering chopping or modifying a whole load of approved codes of practice (ACOPs). ACOPs hold a special place in UK Law. In short, they both explain what the law intended to say and also translate complicated legal speak into tangible … [Read more...] about ACOP’s Update
Playing to the Gallery? Is it me, or are the radical reforms to health and safety proving to be all smoke and mirrors? Way back in June 2010, when the coalition was newly formed, David Cameron appointed Lord Young of Graffham to conduct a review of health and safety law and … [Read more...] about Playing to the Gallery?