Monthly Archives: November 2022

HSE annual statistical report

The TUC have forwarded the annual statistical report [pdf] from the The Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The standout figures that they (the TUC) have highlighted are… The rate of work-related illness is up overall, an all-time high – 1.8 … Continue reading

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The Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill – unions concerns

I’m sure that you’ve picked up some commentary about “The Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill”, which was introduced to Parliament on 22 September 2022. This is a key element of the UK Government’s post-Brexit agenda and affects a … Continue reading

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HSE guidance on work-related violence

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) defines work-related violence as: Any incident in which a person is abused, threatened or assaulted in circumstances relating to their work This can include verbal abuse or threats as well as physical attacks. These … Continue reading

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The use of weaponry on film sets

Bectu has been providing assistance to the HSE in the review of Etis 20 – the most recent version of this guidance was produced in 2017 and can be seen here [pdf]. There’s nothing to report on the developments yet, … Continue reading

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Getting your own film exhibited

This is a useful bookmark for anyone who has made a film and wants it distributed. The Independent Cinema Office is a charity designed for people who are looking to establish small cinemas, or exhibit low-budget self-produced films,

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