Welcome to the Health and Safety Newsletter, which contains updates on the latest Health & Safety news and the resulting implications for directors and businesses.

This edition includes:

  • High Court consideration of legal privilege
  • Introduction of new control of Asbestos Regulations 2012
  • Review of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007
  • Duties of the Scottish fire and rescue services to undertake a rescue
  • Guidance published on new cost recovery scheme
  • HSE consultation on proposals to review HSE approved codes of practice
  • Provisional statistics on fatal injuries in the workplace 2011/2012
  • A review of recent cases
  • Recommencement of hydraulic fracturing
  • An update on EU offshore safety regulation
  • Consultation to replace 2001 Health and Safety at work order with new 2013 order
  • Oil & Gas UK publish their first ever annual Health and Safety report

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The original publication date for this article was 01/08/2012.