Top Safety Accreditation for DPC Contracts Ltd

Local business DPC Contracts has been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace. Alcumus SafeContractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises extremely rigorous standards in health and safety management amongst contractors. It is used by thousands of organisations in the UK including SMEs and…

NISG reports on Portadown Builder’s increased sentence

The NISG has published the HSENI report regarding the Portadown builder who failed to provide adequate H&S measures for his staff.  Read full article here

CDM Regs (NI) 2016, 01 August 2016 – are you aware of the changes?

The new CDM regulations are due to come into play in Northern Ireland 1st August 2016, following on from GB’s adoptions of the same CDM amendments in July 2015.  The HSENI have kindly produced a brief version of the main changes which is attached here

Failure to Manage Asbestos can cost your business hundreds of thousands

At DPC Contracts, we take asbestos awareness trainiing very seriously.  It is intersting to note that the HSENI is warning that recent prosecutions relating to asbestos management failings show that workers and businesses are still being put in jeopardy. See full article at


New Health and Safety Sentencing Guidelines: the main changes and the likely impact.

Interesting article from CarsonMcDowell Solicitors.  Although the guidelines pertain to England and Wales only, it is likely the NI courts will continue to follow their lead when applying sentencing.  Read the full article here