We’re in the driving seat for safety with West Coast Motors!
From directors to drivers, West Coast Motors take pride in their safety management. So we’re delighted to announce a new health and safety partnership with the privately owned transport group. Based in Campbeltown and established in 1923, the company employs approximately 415 staff, and has a fleet of 220 buses, coaches and boats. It owns and operates the following transport […]Read More
Bright Lights, Big City
Exciting New Glasgow Hub for Amalgamate We’ve had a great start to 2016, and as Amalgamate continues to grow we’ve found a need to accommodate our new staff, and to work even more closely with our new and existing clients. That is why we wanted to let you in on our exciting news! We’ve opened […]Read More
New H&S Sentencing Guidelines – Are you ready?
New Sentencing Guidelines come into effect in February 2016. Is your business ready? The Sentencing Council’s new guidelines aim to ensure a consistent approach to health and safety, corporate manslaughter, and food safety and hygiene cases, and will lead to a more severe response to these cases, and potentially higher fines. Company directors who are […]Read More
A great Health and Safety career opportunity
We are currently looking for a Health and Safety Consultant to help service our expanding portfolio of clients. We need an enthusiastic, confident and self‐motivated individual, who is comfortable working unsupervised to deliver health, safety and fire consultancy services to clients from a wide range of sectors. Ideally, the candidate will be able to demonstrate that they: Are […]Read More
CDM 2015 – Are you prepared for the proposed changes?
As many of you will be aware, there are changes being proposed to the Construction (Design and Design) Management Regulations in 2015. These significant changes to CDM will have implications to those involved in the design process and will affect how you are currently managing projects. The proposed changes include the removal of the CDM […]Read More
Getting ready for the changes to ISO14001
ISO14001 is the recognised standard for environmental management, and is based on the Plan-Do-Check-Act approach, which enables organisations to manage environmental performance within a sustainable model. Some changes will be made to ISO14001:2004 in 2015. These are aimed at providing improved benefits and consistency across management systems to organisations which use multiple ISO standards. Here’s […]Read More
What you need to know about FFI
There’s been a lot of discussion about Fee For Intervention recently. So what exactly is it all about? The Health and Safety Executive’s Fee For Intervention (FFI) scheme was introduced in October 2012, and means that companies who break health and safety laws must pay a fee to cover HSE’s related costs – including for […]Read More
Constructing Better Health
We’re very proud to say that we have recently been accredited with CBH, who are doing great work to improve standards in Health and Safety within the Construction industry. It is well known that the construction industry has a worryingly high rate of workplace injuries, but what is less recognised is the high incidence of […]Read More
Consultation on replacement of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007
The proposed Regulations will meet the requirements of Directive 92/57/EEC on the implementation of minimum safety and health requirements at temporary or mobile construction sites, apart from certain requirements which are implemented by the Work at Height Regulations 2005. The proposals support the strategic objectives of improved co-ordination, better value for money, improved efficiency and […]Read More