Category Archives: Health & Safety EHO requirements

JG&Partners, “Protecting your business?” £5,000 fine for failing to display Food Hygiene Ratings

“Protecting your business?” £5,000 fine for failing to display Food Hygiene Ratings A recent case at Cardiff Magistrates Court, in which a business owner was fined £5,000, highlights the obligations businesses have to display their food hygiene ratings, in Wales and Northern Ireland. The case surrounded a restaurant which had been given a Two-star rating, … Read More »

Certification for all gas and electrical appliances where applicable

Gas appliance safety: supplier and manufacturer’s obligations Find out which gas appliances must comply with the Gas Appliances (Safety) Regulations 1995, exemption and penalties for non-compliance Published 11 September 2012 From: Health and Safety Executive Contents Introduction How the regulations may apply to you Type examination and monitoring the production of gas appliances CE marking… Read More »

Food Hygiene Prosecution for using unsuitable wooden plates.

Food Hygiene Prosecution Posted: 26 Jan 2018 07:00 AM PST Food Hygiene Prosecution for using unsuitable wooden plates. A Birmingham restaurant learned an expensive lesson in relation to food hygiene when it was fined £50,000 by Birmingham Magistrates’ Court. Ibrahim’s Grill and Steak House had adopted the use of wooden boards as is currently popular… Read More »

Seizure, Prohibition, Forfeiture & Destruction… does the FSA have the power?

Seizure, Prohibition, Forfeiture & Destruction… does the FSA have the power? A Birmingham based meat supplier finds itself in a very difficult position – what powers does the FSA have, and how might this affect you as a customer? Date: 25 January 2018 Author/Solicitor: Hannah Price “It has been widely reported that the FSA are… Read More »

Regulations for Disabled Compliance

Regulations for Disabled Compliance Regulations for Disabled Compliance  More Disabled Access – HSE www.hse.gov.uk  Contact HSE  FAQs  All FAQs   Cached Similar 9 Jan 2014 – These Regulations aim to ensure that workplaces meet the health, … are used by people with disabilities should be suitable for them to use. Legislation – Disability Action www.disabilityaction.org/business-services/access/legislation/… Read More »

Environmental Health and Fire Risk Information

Environmental Health and Fire Risk Information Environmental Health More As soon as you have an offer accepted on a business, call and see the Environmental Health Officer that deals with the property to ask them for any advice and to request a meeting once you get possession. Then ask them if there are any problems… Read More »

New regulations proposed to prevent counterfeit PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

  New regulations proposed to prevent counterfeit PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Calls for an urgent revision of the European PPE Directive have resulted from an influx of “fake”, inferior Personal Protective Equipment, much of it coming from abroad. Check for More The British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) has reported that there has been a distinct… Read More »

Calorie labelling delays in USA demonstrate difficulties in implementation

Calorie labelling delays in USA demonstrate difficulties in implementation Delays to the enforcement of menu labelling in the USA are a reflection of the many difficulties and pitfalls in implementing a well-intentioned but ultimately flawed policy, according the Chief Executive of the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers. Kate Nicholls said: “Passed in 2010, the rules… Read More »