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Mining in India is fraught with danger

By Orchie Bandyopadhyay on 07 September 2021

India’s mining industry has a poor health and safety record, despite many of the mines being owned by the union and state governments. However, trade unions warn that plans to privatise mines could further erode safety standards, putting workers’ lives at even greater risk.

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Driving into danger

By Orchie Bandyopadhyay on 07 September 2021

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Don’t overlook diabetes

By Andrew Litchfield, Gowling WLG law firm on 18 August 2021

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Industry 4.0 – a missed opportunity?

By Andrew Bligh, Dräger Safety UK on 01 September 2021


UK chemical company fined £1 million after worker dies in explosion

By Belinda Liversedge on 16 September 2021

Chemical company, Briar Chemicals Ltd, has been fined £1million after a man died in an explosion at its site in Sweet Briar Road, Norwich.

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Health should be at the centre of the UK's Environment Bill

By Geraint Davies MP on 07 June 2021

After a year of lockdowns to tackle the pandemic, it would seem odd to accuse the government of not prioritising our health, but that’s the case when it comes to air quality and the Environment Bill.

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Sexual harassment is rife in the UK healthcare sector

By Kim Sunley, UNISON on 16 August 2021

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Seize the opportunity

By Lawrence Waterman on 18 August 2021

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Don’t get held to ransom over safety data

By Laura Gillespie, Pinsent Masons on 05 September 2021

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How will the courts view reasonable practicability in the age of coronavirus?

By Chaired by Belinda Liversedge on 14 September 2020

In our latest edition of A Safer Conversation, two experts discuss the concept of reasonable practicability in the age of coronavirus.

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Redefining workplace wellbeing – Part II

By Anna Ryland, British Safety Council on 27 May 2019

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A safer conversation: respiratory disease - Part I

By Iris Cepero on 07 February 2017


A safer conversation: work-related road safety

By Iris Cepero on 20 August 2015