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Maternity leave: India’s female road workers granted landmark rights

The Indian government recently ordered road construction employers to grant paid maternity leave to registered female road construction workers, but campaigners warn that many women in the unregistered construction sector will miss out on this vital new benefit.

By Orchie Bandyopadhyay on 08 April 2024

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Metal recycling firm fined £200,000 after worker’s arm had to be amputated

A scrap metal recycling firm has been fined £200,000 after an employee’s arm became entangled in a catalytic sampling machine and later had to be amputated.

By Kerry Reals on 11 March 2024

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How do we fix the UK’s poor mental health and wellbeing challenge?

If you discovered your country was losing up to £78 billion a year, you would want to do something about it, right? Well, that is how much the UK loses to workplace sickness and ill health each year.

By Mike Robinson FCA, British Safety Council on 02 April 2024