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23 12, 2016

Check out our 2017 Compliance Training Courses

December 23rd, 2016|Asbestos, Construction, Education, Facilities & Property Management, Fire, HBE, Health, Health & Safety, Hospitality, Housing Associations, Manufacturing & Industry, Pharmaceutical, Public Sector, Safety at Height, Training, Water|Comments Off on Check out our 2017 Compliance Training Courses

Check out our 2017 Compliance Training Course brochure

13 09, 2016

Come and see us at RoSPA’s Scotland Health & Safety Conference tomorrow

September 13th, 2016|HBE, Health & Safety|Comments Off on Come and see us at RoSPA’s Scotland Health & Safety Conference tomorrow

We look forward to seeing you at RoSPA Scotland Health & Safety Conference tomorrow which is being held at the Glasgow Hilton.

9 03, 2016

HBE receive an education at USHA

March 9th, 2016|Education, HBE, Health & Safety|Comments Off on HBE receive an education at USHA

HBE recently attended the USHA event in London where we met Estates managers from many of the UK's leading universities, to discuss their Health & Safety and Compliance management requirements. Pictured above is Ann Male, Business Development Manager at HBE.

19 11, 2015

Sharp increase in fatal workplace accidents in Northern Ireland

November 19th, 2015|Health & Safety|Comments Off on Sharp increase in fatal workplace accidents in Northern Ireland

The Health and Safety Executive Northern Ireland (HSE NI) has reported a sharp increase in the number of fatal workplace accidents in their annual statistics. Twenty-three people were killed in workplace fatalities, with a further three deaths reported to local authorities, making it the worst year for fatal Occupational Health & Safety accidents in Northern [...]

5 10, 2015

HBE recognised with NISO award

October 5th, 2015|HBE, Health & Safety|Comments Off on HBE recognised with NISO award

Pictured: Bronagh McGarrity, Health & Safety Manager, HBE. HBE has been recognised by the National Irish Safety Organisation with a Distinction Award at the NISO Safety Awards held in Galway last week. Naturally our Health & Safety team, headed by Bronagh McGarrity, are delighted with the award and are already looking at categories for [...]

13 11, 2014

40% of small construction sites failed HSE safety spot check

November 13th, 2014|Health & Safety|Comments Off on 40% of small construction sites failed HSE safety spot check

A staggering four out of ten small construction sites failed safety spot-checks during an UK HSE campaign last month. Inspectors said “unacceptable conditions and dangerous practices were found at nearly half of the 1,748 repair and refurbishment sites visited.” Conditions on one in five sites were so poor that formal enforcement action was required. The [...]

23 10, 2014

Building firm prosecuted for health & safety failings

October 23rd, 2014|Asbestos, Fire, Health & Safety|Comments Off on Building firm prosecuted for health & safety failings

A UK building firm has been fined after it consistently failed to manage the health & safety, fire and asbestos risks, as well as train its workers in the management of asbestos hazards on site. Magistrates were told that concerns about health and safety on the site, where an old pub was being converted into [...]

7 10, 2014

HBE achieves CHAS Accreditation

October 7th, 2014|HBE, Health & Safety|Comments Off on HBE achieves CHAS Accreditation

HBE is delighted to announce that we have achieved CHAS accreditation. The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) means that the supplier has been assessed and meets acceptable standards of health and safety. This means that HBE have had the following assessed and approved: Our Health and safety policy statement; Our organisation for health and safety; [...]

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