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  1. Revised Leadership Standard Launched

    USHA is pleased to announce the launch of the revised Management Standard Leadership and Management of Health and Safety in Higher Education Institutions. The revised guidance sets out the legal duties of individuals employed in Higher Education Institutions and then maps these to practical outputs, matched against a Deming ‘Plan, Do, Check, Act’ framework as […]

  2. USHA Annual Conference

    USHA 51st Annual Conference (October 2023) – USHA We wanted to wait until we had packed the programme with interesting and brilliant speakers – and now we have. Put the dates in your diary now 11th– 13th October at Aston University Conference Centre. Before the conference even starts on the 11th of October you have […]

  3. HSE issues asbestos warning to users of Bunsen burner wire gauzes

    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been made aware that two UK laboratory supply companies have supplied schools and potentially other users with gauze mats which contain asbestos. The metal gauze mats are designed for use over Bunsen burners. While we assess the overall risk of exposure to be low, we have taken swift […]

  4. USHA Ltd Preferred Leadership Training Providers

    Background Following a discussion on HASNET (Universities Safety and Health Association forum) where a large number of Universities expressed interest in preferred management training providers / content being agreed, an exercise was undertaken to select preferred suppliers. The level and detail of leadership training was debated and a number of levels of training were agreed. […]