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Returning to the workplace – COVID-19

July 15, 2021

PIB Risk Management guides you through the importance of a clear risk management process, and offers tailored advice to organisations as they return to work following the pandemic. Risk Management has often been simply viewed as a provis...

ROADMAPS OUT OF LOCKDOWN – AN UPDATE

July 7, 2021

With the latest announcements on changes and easing to restrictions, we provide a summary of these across the UK, and what these mean for your business. England and Scotland Plans have been announced to further ease Covid-19 restrictions...

Motor Trade Practice Group

PIB Motor Trade Practice Group

July 1, 2021

Driving performance through innovation and insight PIB has a unique Motor Trade Practice Group that delivers tailored solutions to the automotive sector. Emerging challenges around perceived flood exposures, the rise of disruptors and a ...

LEARNING ON THE MOTORWAY

June 3, 2021

From June 2018 a change in the law allowed learner car drivers in England, Scotland and Wales to take driving lessons on motorways. Previously learners were only able to have motorway lessons after passing their driving test. Motorway le...

WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH

June 3, 2021

Stress is a major cause of sickness absence in the workplace and is estimated to cost over £5 billion a year in Great Britain. It affects individuals, their families and colleagues by impacting on their health but it also impacts on emp...

DESIGNING FOR BETTER FIRE SAFETY IN SCHOOLS

June 3, 2021

In 2007 the Department for Education’s (DfE’s) published Building Bulletin (BB) 100, “Design for Fire Safety in Schools”. This document provides fire safety design guidance for schools (including nursery schools, primary and seco...

ASBESTOS REGULATION REVIEW LAUNCHED

May 26, 2021

The HSE have now launched a review of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. The HSE is seeking the views of anyone who manages asbestos in their workplace or works with asbestos. They have launched an online survey which runs until F...

WELDING AND METAL FABRICATION INSPECTIONS LAUNCHED

May 21, 2021

The HSE have announced the launch of a programme of inspections targeting metal fabrication businesses. While these inspections will be focusing on the management of welding fume and metalworking fluids and protecting workers from respir...

UPDATED GUIDANCE FOR CONSTRUCTION HOISTS

May 21, 2021

Hoists are often used in construction as a convenient way of getting people and materials to and from high workplaces. The consequences if a hoist was to fail while in operation could be serious or even fatal, to ensure safe operation it...

TYRE BAN TEST CLARIFICATION

May 21, 2021

New regulations came into place on 1st February 2021 which make it illegal to fit tyres aged 10 years or older to: The front axle of a goods vehicle with a maximum gross weight exceeding 3,500 kg The front axle of a bus or coach – incl...

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