Some useful links and UKHA partners

Useful Links and Partners

UKHA Partners

BRITISH CLEANING COUNCIL

The UKHA are proud members of the BCC the organisation that represents the cleaning industry throughout the UK

Web Site: www.britishcleaningcouncil.org


EHA

The European Housekeeping Association was launched at the Annual Business Lunch, in October 2011. It is solely to create a larger awareness and contacts.

Web Site: www.ehahk.eu


IEHA

The International Exectutive Housekeepers Association is our sister organisation in the USA. The UKHA are long standing friends of the IEHA and several members of the UKHA attend their meetings and events.

Web Site: www.ieha.org

 


TEXTILE SERVICES ASSOCIATION

The Textile Services Association (TSA) is the trade association for textile care professionals. Our membership ranges from large multi-site public companies to small family businesses. We protect, promote and educate the textile care industry. Commercial laundries and textile rental businesses sit within our industry and support many of the UK’s key service industries, such as tourism and hospitality, with an unwavering service. TSA acts as a conduit between our industry and the government, their markets, relevant regulatory bodies and the media. TSA engage with the UKHA supporting the industry relationships between client and supplier.
 
To find out more – visit www.tsa-uk.org


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Useful Links

HSE has today launched new strategy document – Helping Great Britain work well – A new health and safety system strategy

The British Toilet Association launches its toilet map today, for more information visit the BCC website here

Restaurant owner fined over employer liability insurance

www.hse.gov.uk/self-employed/feedback.htm – Feedback welcome regarding clarification of the new guidance

http://www.hse.gov.uk/self-employed/index.htm – New Guidance for Self Employed

www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg233.htm?ebul=hsegen&cr=11/03-aug-15  – Preventing contact dermatitis & urticaria at work – Revised guidance

http://www.hse.gov.uk/reach/index.htm  – More information on REACH click here

www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg163.htm – Revised Risk Assessment Guidance. Download leaflet.

www.hse.gov.uk – Health and Safety Executive homepage

www.hse.gov.uk/riddor/reporting-change.htm – Changes to RIDDOR reporting from 6 April

www.hse.gov.uk/contact/complaints.htm – Complaints to enforcing authorities

www.hse.gov.uk/oshcr/index.htm – Consultants register

www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/lawposter.htm – HSE Law Poster – information on format & FAQs about the poster

www.cleantheworld.org  – committed to maintaining an environmentally and hygienically safe recycling process

www.hse.gov.uk/press/2012/coi-nw-40iss.htm

The Hospitality Guild has been developed by People 1st the sector skills council for the hospitality, passenger transport, travel and tourism sector, in collaboration with leading employers and partner organisations from the hospitality industry: 

  • The Academy of Culinary Arts
  • ACE (Association of Catering Excellence)
  • The Academy of Food and Wine Service
  • A.I.C.R. (Association of Front Office Managers)
  • British Institute of Inkeeping
  • FCSI (Foodservice Consultants Society International)
  • HOSPA
  • Institute of Hospitality
  • LACA (Local Authority Caterers Association )
  • Master Chefs of Great Britain
  • The National Skills Academy for Hospitality
  • The Professional Association of Catering Educators
  • Springboard UK
  • The UK Housekeepers Association
  • The Worshipful Company of Innholders

http://www.dwp.gov.uk/docs/lofstedt-report-one-year-on.pdf – Lofted Reclaiming health and safety for all one year on

http://www.dwp.gov.uk/docs/progress-report-health-safety-reforms-feb-2013.pdf -a progress report on implementation of health and safety reforms

http://www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid/proposed-changes-first-aid-regulations.htm – First Aid proposed changes

http://www.hse.gov.uk/toolbox/ppe.htm - HSE Tool Box – PPE

http://www.hse.gov.uk/press/2013/hse-new-hs-guidance.htm (2013)Completely refreshed and enhanced ‘Managing for Health & Safetly’ guidance (also known as HSG65) now available on line

http://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/legionella2.htm Safety notice for operators of spa pools, hot & cold water systems, which potentially create water mists; to emphasise the fundamental need to have assessed the risks of exposure to legionella

http://www.hse.gov.uk/press/2013/hse-legislation-changes.htm – From October 2013 there are 2 revised Health & Safety Regulations that will help businesses more easily comply with the law; relating to First Aid and RIDDOR -Reporting of Injuries, Diseases & Dangerous Occurences Regulations.

http://hsk-knowledge.com/articles/changing-perceptions-careers-housekeeping – Springboard understands the wealth of career opportunities available in this industry and aims to increase awareness in order to help fill skills shortages by attracting fresh talent.

Ebola Information
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/west-africa-ebola-outbreak-guidance-to-uk-airlines-and-aerodromes

http://www.who.int/ith/updates/20140421/en/

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/362520/ebola-ports-shipping-guide.pdf

http://instituteofhospitality.wordpress.com/tag/ebola-guidance-for-hotels/