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1 in 5 British workers forced into workplaces needlessly

By Belinda Liversedge on 12 February 2021

Government advice remains to work from home if you can but it seems the message isn’t getting through to bosses, according to a survey by the TUC.

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Stop shaking

By Mary Cameron, SOCOTEC on 10 February 2021

Vibration from hand-held power tools can cause permanent damage to the hands, wrists and arms that makes it difficult to even tie the buttons of a shirt.

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Noise exposure: time for a new approach

By Peter Wilson, INVC on 02 February 2021

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Measure up

By Tim Turney, Casella on 01 February 2021

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Breathe more easily

By Chris Keen, BOHS on 22 December 2020

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Nestlé fined £640,000 after worker dragged into After Eight machine

By Belinda Liversedge on 15 January 2021

An operative required major surgery after getting trapped in the ‘in-running nip’ of a machine which was manufacturing After Eight chocolates.

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HSE to prosecute following fatal wall collapse in 2016

By Belinda Liversedge on 03 December 2020

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Recycling firm fined for manslaughter of 23-year-old man

By Belinda Liversedge on 18 November 2020

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Wellbeing: start by talking to your staff

By Mike Robinson, British Safety Council on 02 February 2021

The Covid pandemic has shone a light on the declining mental wellbeing of UK workers.

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The power of thank you

By Samantha Peters, Being Well Together Committee on 10 December 2020

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The ‘new normal’ needs good mental health

By Jennie Armstrong on 19 November 2020

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In 2020, our lungs couldn’t catch a break

By Dominic Phinn, ClientEarth on 03 December 2020

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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

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A safer conversation: work-related road safety

By Iris Cepero on 20 August 2015