• Is health and safety just common sense?

    14 August 2014

    Those who know me would agree I am not particularly risk averse. I hurl myself down the South Downs on my mountain bike and let my children camp in the garden on their own. These are decisions I make looking…

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  • Directors and two firms fined for potential asbestos risk

    06 August 2014

    This very recent prosecution of Baxketh Ltd, a metal-recycling business and UK Tank Cleaning Ltd with fines totalling in excess of £28,000 and two directors being personally prosecuted and fined, once again serves to highlight the fact that poor asbestos…

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  • Is the EPC data worth the paper it’s written on?

    28 July 2014

    The Government is consulting on the impact of the Private Rented Sector (PRS) Regulations. Whilst the focus, rightly or wrongly (or politically?) seems to be on the effects on the domestic market, those with an interest in the non-domestic market…

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  • Health and Safety Prosecutions 2012-2013

    22 July 2014

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  • Health and Safety relative?

    10 July 2014

    When I am out and about I am often asked if I ever ‘switch off’ from being a Health and Safety Consultant and whether I see safety issues everywhere. Although we maintain a good level of risk in family life…

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