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HSE guidance on how organisations should report coronavirus incidents

The Health and Safety executive (HSE) has recently provided guidance of how and when organisations should report coronavirus incidents under the Reporting Requirements under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR). RIDDOR The RIDDOR scheme is well known to all organisations who are required to comply with obligations under the health and safety legislation. The…

Manage, don’t eliminate, risk

Autumn always reminds me of a case some years ago; a council was considering felling some horse chestnut trees because the conkers could make pedestrians slip, or children could suffer serious head injuries if the sticks they used to dislodge…