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HSE is the national independent watchdog for work-related health, safety and illness. They are an independent regulator and act in the public interest to reduce work-related death and serious injury across Great Britain’s workplaces.
IOSH is the Chartered body for health and safety professionals. It is the world's biggest professional health and safety membership organisation with more than 44,000 members worldwide. They are the voice of the profession, campaigning on issues that affect millions of working people. They also set standards and support, develop and connect their members with resources, guidance, events and training.
The IET's vision is to enhance the sharing and advancing of knowledge throughout the global science, engineering and technology community which in turn enhances people’s lives around the world.
The Association for Project Safety (APS) is a multi-disciplinary membership body for those who operate in, or have an interest in, Health and Safety Risk Management in the Construction Industry.
As an Industry Training Board it is the CITB's job to increase training and skills in construction. The government gives the CITB powers to collect a levy from industry every year and then return the money collected back in training grants.
National Training Organisation for the engineering construction industry. Provides information on training, careers and qualifications in engineering construction
NEBOSH (The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) was formed in 1979 as an independent examining board and awarding body with charitable status. They offer a comprehensive range of globally-recognised, vocationally-related qualifications designed to meet the health, safety, environmental and risk management needs of all places of work in both the private and public sectors.
This site provides information on RIDDOR which puts duties on employers, the self-employed and people in control of work premises (the Responsible Person) to report serious workplace accidents, occupational diseases and specified dangerous occurrences (near misses).
The aim of this register is to help businesses find advice on managing their general health and safety risks. The register is only open to those health and safety consultants who have met certain standards within their professional bodies.
The Fire Protection Association is the UK’s national fire safety organisation. Established in 1946 they have become recognised as an independent and authoritative source of information and advice relating to all aspects of fire safety, risk management and loss prevention.
With a globally recognised reputation for independence, integrity and innovation in the production of standards that promote best practice, BSI develops and sells standards and standardisation solutions to meet the needs of business and society.
The EU-OSHA's aim is to be the central provider of health and safety related information and ensure that it is relevant to every user, regardless of size of enterprise or sector of activity. Set up in 1996 by the European Union and located in Bilbao, Spain, EU-OSHA is the main EU reference point for safety and health at work.
The International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM) was established in 1975 as a professional body for health and safety practitioners. It was created to advance professional standards in accident prevention and occupational health throughout the world. Over the last three decades IIRSM has grown from a collective group of UK health and safety professionals to a thriving International Institute spanning over 70 countries.
The ILO is the UN specialised agency which seeks the promotion of social justice and internationally recognised human and labour rights.
The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) is the professional membership body for promoting best practice standards in environmental management, auditing and assessment for all industry sectors. The Institute offers ongoing support to environmental professionals and aims to promote sustainability through improved environmental practice and performance. With a membership over 15,000 individual and corporate members based in 83 countries, IEMA is now the leading international membership-based organisation dedicated to the promotion of sustainable development, and to the professional development of individuals involved in the environmental profession, whether they be in the public, private or non-governmental sectors.
The Environment Agency is the Executive Non-departmental Public Body responsible to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and a Welsh Government Sponsored Body responsible to the Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development. Their principal aims are to protect and improve the environment, and to promote sustainable development.
Business Link is government's online resource for businesses. It is now enhanced with new, easy-to-use tools to help you start up, improve and grow your business.
CIRIA is the construction industry research and information association. Operating across market sectors and disciplines, CIRIA deliver a programme of business improvement services and research activities for their members and those engaged with the delivery and operation of the built environment. CIRIA is an independent member based, not-for-profit association.
The BRE offer expert advice on achieving better buildings, communities and businesses.
BOHS is one of the biggest occupational hygiene societies in Europe, and the only professional society representing qualified occupational hygienists in the UK.
Safety in design support designers and decision makers in the built environment. They have developed the Design Guides which they recommend you use for training and project work especially in areas that are new to you. They contain technical references for further study and were originated by a forward thinking HSE inspector who is also a civil engineer and created by a pan industry group of presidential nominees from the main design institutions.
Working Well Together (WWT) is a construction industry initiative put in place to improve health and safety in the construction industry, particularly in the small and micro businesses. Started in 1998, WWT has gone on to become the most successful, health and safety initiative within the construction industry and often offers free health and safety events.
NCRQ qualifications have been designed to give the skills and knowledge to be able to do health and safety, rather than answer exam questions.
They have been developed by the UK leading experts on health and safety, including academics, barristers, serving Health and Safety Executive specialists, and importantly with some of the biggest employers in the UK - including the BBC, Royal Mail, and Siemens plc.
Public interest website focused on driving skills and motoring information
Exposure to asbestos is most common occupationally. People who worked in construction trades are at the highest risk due to the ubiquity of asbestos in the industry.
Raising Awareness to Protect Lives: Dust can Kill