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Apprenticeships Employer Incentive

The AGE 16 to 24 is aimed at helping eligible employers to offer young people employment through the Apprenticeship programme, by providing wage grants to assist employers in recruiting a young apprentice. Employer Incentive (AGE 16 to 24) Apprenticeship Grant for Employers of 16 to 24 year olds (AGE...

B & ES launch Heat Metering Guide to improve standards

Heat metering guide launched to improve standards The first new publication to be introduced under the Building & Engineering Services Association identity was launched at an industry reception hosted 
by B&ES president Bob Shelley. The B&ES Guide to Good Practice: Heat Metering for the RHI has been designed first...

RR926 – On-tool controls to reduce exposure to respirable dusts a Review

Many processes in the construction industry create large quantities of dust; often materials used in construction contain silica. If the dust emissions from these processes are not controlled they can cause exposures that exceed UK workplace exposure limits and consequently lead to occupational diseases such as cancer, silicosis, chronic...

Bristol woodworking firm fails to comply with enforcement

A Bristol joinery and staircase specialist took insufficient action to improve a ventilation unit used to control exposure to wood dust, city magistrates’ heard. A Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspector visited Blackstone Developments (South West) Ltd, at Unit 14, Satellite Business Park, Blackswarth Road, Netham, Bristol, on 9...