• Drivers: Changes to Penalties for handheld mobile phone use

    As publicised on the Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency website, from 1 March 2017, the penalties for using a hand-held mobile phone while driving will increase to 6 points on

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  • Asbestos Awareness

    Asbestos is gaining much attention for the HSE at the moment and this is set to continue as the European Commission (EC) has ruled that the UK, has not fully

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  • Changes to Riddor

    New reporting arrangements under RIDDOR – Date of Effect : 12th September 2011

    From 12th September 2011, there will be new arrangements for notifying the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) of

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  • New Waste Regulations 2011 (England and Wales)

    The Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2011 will be coming into affect later this year and requires businesses to confirm that they have applied the waste management hierarchy when transferring

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  • Browns Health & Safety on Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register (OSHCR)

    Following the package of changes to Britain’s health and safety system announced this week by Work and Pensions Minister, Chris Grayling, the Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register (OSHCR) is

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