Start preparing for changes when the Building Safety Bill becomes law

20 December 2021

With work underway to establish a new Building Safety Regulator and reform the building safety system, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is urging designers of high-rise buildings to begin preparing for the changes coming when the Building Safety Bill takes effect.

Ofsted accelerates inspections for schools and FE providers

20 December 2021

The educational standards regulator has been asked by the Government to inspect all schools and further education (FE) providers by summer 2025, to give a quicker assessment of how well education is recovering from the pandemic.

Mayor warns TfL funding dispute could impact bus services

20 December 2021

Arguing that the UK recovery from the pandemic is not possible without a London recovery and that there is no London recovery without a properly funded transport network, Transport for London (TfL) has advised that discussions with the Department for Transport (DfT) about its future funding requirements are not yet resolved.

ECHA poison centre webinar recording

17 December 2021

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) held a webinar on poison centres on 24 November 2021, which is now available to view online.

Appeal for data on Loss of Containment incidents

17 December 2021

Discovering Safety is a large scientific programme being delivered by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and its key partners including HS2, BAM Nuttall, Heathrow airport and AstraZeneca.