Will GDPR affect Health and Safety?

The General Data Protection Regulations, (GDPR) comes into effect on the 25th May, and most businesses will by now have heard about it and hopefully started putting measures into place to

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Howarths health and safety team to help Hull brewery triple its production levels

We’re delighted to be working with Hull-based independent brewery, Atom Brewing, to provide ongoing health and safety support as owners Allan Rice and Sarah Thackray look to triple their production

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Staff on ‘stand by’ could be classed as ‘working time’

In Ville de Nivelles v Matzak, the ECJ has held that time spent by firefighters where they are on “stand by” at home, but can be required to report for

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Howarths expand health & safety division

Howarths is set to expand its health and safety division portfolio after securing contracts with two of Yorkshire and Lancashire’s largest manufacturing companies. Howarths has agreed a two year contract

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Howarths FD invited to Yorkshire Post HR roundtable event

At Howarths, we’re proud of our team and the vast knowledge of the ever-evolving HR, health and safety and employment law landscape that each one of our specialists possesses. So,

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HSE inspections target food manufacturing sector

Companies and people working in food manufacturing are being told they must pay closer attention to how they manage workplace health risks or face serious penalties. The Health and Safety

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Engineering firm sentenced for legionella risk

A midlands based engineering firm has been fined after failing to adequately control the risk of legionella bacteria arising from the use of a tunnel wash associated with powder coating

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£150k fine for HAVS negligence

Wrexham County Borough Council has been fined after a 57-year old man was diagnosed with Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) in September 2015. An investigation carried out by the HSE

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HAVS diagnosis costs company

A Lancashire engineering company has been fined after a 29-year-old worker was diagnosed with hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) through health surveillance after he was exposed regularly to vibration from hand

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Lack of training, supervision and proper equipment resulted in a six metre fall

A food manufacturing company has been fined after a worker fell six metres from the back of a fork lift truck whilst painting guttering and drainpipes during 2013. The employee

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