Industry Insights from January 2019

Share this story

Avatar photo
Written by: Alcumus
14th February

This month’s round up includes the launch of the HSE’s construction health inspection campaign, as well as recent legal developments in health and safety.

If you’ve read any interesting blogs recently, we’d love to hear from you. Email [email protected] or tweet us @alcumusgroup and share your favourite reads.

Kevin and Stacey Keep Alcumus ISOQAR in the Family

Working with family is often a big no-no but not for Kevin and Stacey Groom, our father/daughter auditing team at Alcumus ISOQAR. Here you can learn what it’s like for the duo to work side by side.

Read: Kevin and Stacey keep Alcumus ISOQAR in the family

The Health and Safety Executive Launches Construction Health Inspection Campaign

The beginning of January saw the HSE launch a health inspection initiative in London, focusing primarily on the construction industry. The HSE inspectors are ensuring that there are measures in place to protect workers from occupational lung disease, something which Alcumus Sypol's air quality monitoring and LEV testing can assist you with in terms of safety and compliance.

Read: The Health and Safety Executive launches construction health inspection campaign

Child Voice Helps Reduce Injuries by a Third at London Tube Station

We love this initiative from our client TFL, who introduced the voice of their tube worker’s child at Victoria station to reduce injuries on the escalators.

Read: Child voice helps reduce injuries by a third at London tube station

What's New in Health and Safety?

This article highlights recent legal developments in health and safety. As the HSE is becoming increasingly vigilant with their fines and prosecutions, it is imperative for organisations to have effective risk management strategies in place.

Read: What's new in health and safety?

What Global Threats Should we be Most Worried About?

This interesting article draws on research by the Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies and identifies major world threats that we should be mindful of from a risk management perspective.

We’ll be back with more of our favourite articles next month. Watch this space and stay up to date on industry news.