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Please be advised that HSE’s cost recovery rate for Fee for Intervention (FFI) will increase to £154 per hour with effect from 6th April 2019.  This means that businesses that are found to be in material breach of health and safety law will be charged at this new rate....

To coincide with World Hearing Day on the 3rd March 2019, HCLG is pleased to support the launch of the UK Hearing Conservation Association (UKHCA), which aims to be a credible, independent source of information, providing practical advice and solutions to common noise...

The Faculty of Asbestos Assessment and Management (FAAM), Asbestos Control and Abatement Division (ACAD) and The National Organisation of Asbestos Consultants (NORAC) have formed a collaboration to bring a new skills certification card, displaying the CSCS logo, to asb...

Mental health continues to be an area of focus for the HCLG, and we are committed to promoting good mental health and reducing mental ill health in the construction industry. 


To this end, we encourage you to participate in this year’s Time to Talk Day which is all abo...

Enforced control measures for welding operations have been introduced by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

This follows an announcement from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), who have classified welding fumes and UV radiation from welding as g...

The deadline for applications to the 2019 Impact Awards closes Friday 25 January.

What are the Impact Awards?

The Impact Awards celebrate our Supporter's efforts to improve mental health and wellbeing. They aim to identify and recognise employers’ good practice...

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The HSE recently released the latest health and safety statistics for the construction industry, indicating we have a long way to go to achieve an industry free from ill-health and disease.

When compared to the same figures released one year ago, there are some small si...

B&CE has launched a pilot group of 18 companies to help develop a new product to improve occupational health provision across the construction industry.

The pilot group, made up of major contractors and SME’s who represent thousands of construction workers, self-employe...

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will be carrying out its latest construction inspection initiative throughout October 2018, focusing on the measures in place to protect workers from occupational lung disease caused by asbestos, silicosis, wood dust and other haza...

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