• 21st March 2018

    As a key Sponsor, Marpal are delighted to announce our commitment to promoting and improving safety and health within the Care Sector by attending and speaking at the forthcoming NASHiCS forums at both Cardiff and Edinburgh.  The events are being held on 17th May and 12th June respectively. This follows the success at the NASHiCS National…

  • 30th November 2017

    CDM REGULATIONS 2015 The CDM Regulations 2015 came into force on 6th April 2015 and replaced the CDM Regulations 2007; these being the main set of regulations for managing the health, safety and welfare on construction projects. The CDM Regulations apply to all building and construction work and includes new build, demolition, refurbishment, extensions, conversions,…

  • CDM Regulations; Construction Site
    11th October 2017

    What does construction work actually mean?  Well, we would all probably agree that the demolition of a block of flats, the construction of a school, the refurbishment of a hotel or an extension to a doctor’s surgery is construction work; that seems pretty obvious.  So how about replacing your bathroom suite, painting and decorating a…

  • 13th September 2017

    Depending on who you ask, a Competent Person can mean a number of things.  For example, there is a Competent Person Register which was introduced by the UK Government to allow individuals or organisations to self-certify their work as complying with Building Regulations, this being an alternative to submitting a Building Notice or using an…

  • 6th September 2017

    On the 27th June, The Care Quality Commission (CQC) wrote to all Registered Care Homes encouraging them to review their fire safety arrangements and ensure that they discharge their fire safety responsibilities, as imposed under The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. Within their letter the CQC suggested that Care Homes should pay particular attention…

  • 22nd August 2017

    Marpal are proud to announce the up and coming launch of our Competent Person Scheme, which is designed to provide businesses with the Health and Safety support and advice required to enable them to meet their health and safety obligations. Establishing a safe and healthy workplace is a key priority for all responsible Employers, and…

  • 17th July 2017

    Our Head of Fire Risk, Adrian Gouldin Bsc (Hons) MRICS GIFireE and our Senior Fire Risk Assessor/Consultant Grant Barker MIFSM GIFireE will be speaking about Fire Evacuation Strategies in Care Homes at NASHiCS National Health and Safety Conference for Social Care 2017 which will be held at the Hellidon Lakes Golf and Spa Q-Hotel, Northamptonshire on…

  • 16th June 2017

    We are proud to announce that Tom Price, has achieved a significant milestone celebrating 10 years at Marpal.  Tom joined the team in June 2007, as a CDM Co-ordinator and by 2009 became an Associated Director.  Tom has been instrumental in the development of the Asbestos Management Department, helping to secure a contract to manage…

  • 7th June 2017

    About us Marpal Ltd was founded in 1998 focusing mainly on Health and Safety in the Construction industry. Since this time, we have expanded our services to include Fire Safety and Asbestos Management, all of which add extra value by providing a one-stop shop for our Clients. Within that time we have managed all types…

  • 23rd May 2017

    It is essential to ensure that staff are suitably trained on the procedures to be followed in the event of a fire.  The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 states that the owners or persons in control of non-domestic premises must manage fire safety and in doing so need to provide staff with adequate fire…