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    Six reasons why managers are failing on forklift safety

    Do you find that despite your company having operator training, risk assessments and relevant safe systems of work in place, forklift accidents, near misses and bad habits persist?

    By Stuart Taylor, Mentor FLT Training on 23 September 2019

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    Delivering change

    Hayley Spinks dreamed about becoming a fighter pilot. When her eyesight prevented her from realising her ambition, she turned her passion to a career in health and safety.

    By Anna Ryland, British Safety Council on 26 September 2019

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    The future workforce: augmentation, not just automation  

    The speed of evolution within artificial intelligence and automation is exciting, yet for companies seeking rapid improvements in productivity, the ROI model is just not adding up.

    By Andreas Koenig on 19 August 2019

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    A back to basics approach to waste minimisation

    Just 24 hours after the airing of the BBC War on Plastic programme on 19 June there already was some negative feedback on social media regarding inaccuracy, hidden agenda and misleading information.

    By Dr Dawn Pope on 21 August 2019

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    Down to earth

    Brazing is still widely used in earthing systems, despite the increased evidence of the high safety risks that it poses.

    By Nik Sweeting, Aplicaciones Tecnológicas S.A. on 02 September 2019

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    Saving lives by stopping falls

    Falls from height have remained the leading cause of fatalities representing 27 per cent of all of the deaths at work.

    By Chris Kendall, chair of the Access Industry Forum on 22 August 2019

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    'Farms are workplaces, not playgrounds'

    Children and young people are regularly killed and injured in incidents with farm vehicles. Learning the lessons won’t bring them back but is vital if we’re to stop child deaths on farms.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 26 August 2019

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    Remove lanyards when driving

    A series of road traffic collisions has resulted in police warning drivers to remove their lanyards while driving. If you or your employees wear lanyards when driving, you risk serious injury.

    By Ben Pepper, Burdon Kemp on 15 August 2019

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    Digital solutions can hold the key to compliance

    In recent years, many businesses have begun investing in different types of new digital technology to challenge traditional processes and revolutionise the way that they work.

    By Colin Yates, WorkMobile on 05 July 2019

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    In the hot seat: why your chair is a health hazard

    Evidence suggests that prolonged sitting is a serious health hazard. Should office workers be worried?

    By Belinda Liversedge on 31 July 2019