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HAVS REMAINS A HIDDEN THREAT AMONGST UK WORKFORCE

HAVS REMAINS A HIDDEN THREAT AMONGST UK WORKFORCE

There are 2 million workers at risk of developing Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) in the UK, and currently 300 thousand people suffering advanced stages. Yet, the current regulations in place...
UK employers risking safety of those who drive for work

UK employers risking safety of those who drive for work

A study commissioned by Driving for Better Business (DfBB), the government-backed Highways England programme to raise awareness of the business benefits that come from improved management of...
Older workers make up quarter of workplace deaths

Older workers make up quarter of workplace deaths, new figures reveal

Employers are being urged to provide better protection for older workers as new figures reveal a quarter of those killed at work last year were aged 60 or over. Thirty-seven of the 147 people who...
NEW COMPLIANCE DIRECTOR AT HOMES FOR STUDENTS

NEW COMPLIANCE DIRECTOR AT HOMES FOR STUDENTS

Homes for Students, the national student accommodation manager, has appointed Mandy Blackburn as Compliance Director.  Mandy joins Homes for Students from MYSHON supported living specialists...
The British Safety Council has revealed the winners of its prestigious 2019 International Safety Awards

International Safety Awards 2019 Winners

The British Safety Council has revealed the winners of its prestigious 2019 International Safety Awards, which recognise and celebrate organisations from around the world that have shown a true...
Injured workers should retain fair access to legal representation

Injured workers should retain fair access to legal representation

The British Safety Council, a charity and corporate membership organisation which for over 60 years has been campaigning to protect workers, improve workplace conditions and practices, expressed its...
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TTC CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF DRIVING CHANGE

One of the UK’s leading learning and development companies is celebrating its 25-year anniversary in style, after educating more than 2.7 million drivers and cyclists across the UK. ...
DuPont Partners with EU-OSHA to Promote Safer Management of Dangerous Substances

DuPont Partners with EU-OSHA to Promote Safer Management of Dangerous Substances

As many as 80,000 cancer deaths a year are attributed to work with carcinogenic substances in the EU according to the EU Roadmap on carcinogens. To prevent these and other occupational illnesses...
BUREAU VERITAS LOBBIES DUTYHOLDERS TO STEP UP ‘SAFETY FIRST’ APPROACH

BUREAU VERITAS LOBBIES DUTYHOLDERS TO STEP UP ‘SAFETY FIRST’ APPROACH

With little over a month to go until the 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations come into force, Bureau Veritas is calling on duty holders to step up efforts aimed at reducing the safety risk...
IOSH 2018 is being held at the ICC in Birmingham, UK,from 17-18 September

Young workers risking chronic conditions for portable devices

A generation of young workers are risking chronic conditions later in life because the draw of using portable devices is greater than their long-term health, a leading consultant on musculoskeletal...

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