Blog

26
Feb

Plastic bag charges commendable or confusing?

Recently in the news, there have been debates about the proposal for shops to charge for plastic bags in England. Over eight billion disposable carrier bags are used in England every year.

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26
Feb

New Health and Safety Law Poster: are you current?

Is your Health and Safety Law poster up to date? All employers have a legal duty to display the approved Health and Safety Law poster under the Health and Safety Information for Employees Regulations (HSIER)

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24
Feb

The Dangers of Flood Water

Our thoughts go out to everyone who has been affected by the recent storms, flooding, and standing flood water throughout the UK.

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08
Jan

Winter Storm Season: Are You Ready?

Winter storm season has arrived. The US has been hit by a ‘polar vortex’ winter storm front causing snowfall, closed interstates, cancelled flights, bitter cold, and deep freeze conditions.

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17
Dec

Are You Environmentally Aware?

Environmentally aware is the latest buzz word. Now that the economy is starting to pick up, everyone is feeling a bit more optimistic. But that doesn’t mean you should ignore ways to save money, energy and carbon at your workplace.

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17
Dec

H&S Bundles for Schools

Beginning in January 2014 Hosking Associates, under our school division Hosking Education Services, will start using our newly developed H&S Bundles.

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17
Dec

Safety Ribbon Award

The National School Safety Ribbon Award is an honor given to schools based on merit and performance in the management of their health & safety systems.

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17
Dec

2013 Round Up

We have had an incredibly busy year at Hosking Associates. Our schools support work, the focus of this 2013 Round Up article, continues to grow and in response to this we have developed our newest division, Hosking Education Services.

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01
Oct

RIDDOR Changes 2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published a Guidance Note setting out the further proposed reforms to the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR), with the changes due to be implemented on 1 October 2013.

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12
Sep

National Firefighters Strike 2013 **UPDATE**

Following the four hour walk-out on Wednesday, 25 September, members of the Fire Brigade Union have announced they have voted to strike for 5 hours on Saturday 19th October from 6:30pm-11:30pm. This affects England and Wales only.

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