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SUPPORT FOR GOVERNMENT CONSULTATION ON WORKPLACE HEALTH

Published on 18/07/2019

The launch of the Government’s consultation on improving health at work, alongside proposed changes to improve statutory sick pay has been welcomed by some of the country’s leading occupational health (OH) organisations.

 

Company prosecuted after employee injured during loading operations

Published on 17/07/2019

A shipping company has been fined after a Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) driver was struck by a paper reel that was being loaded on to his trailer.

 

 

Fine for restaurant owner after disturbance of asbestos

Published on 16/07/2019

A restaurant owner has been fined after asbestos was disturbed during the conversion of rooms above the restaurant into flats in Essex.

HSE Chair to explore future challenges at IOSH conference

Published on 15/07/2019

Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Chair Martin Temple CBE will deliver the opening address at IOSH’s annual international conference.

 

UK employers risking safety of those who drive for work

Published on 11/07/2019

A study commissioned by Driving for Better Business (DfBB), has highlighted dangerous the attitudes of employers putting the safety of employees who drive for work at risk.

 

Everton FC invests in evacuation equipment

Published on 10/07/2019

Everton FC has made significant investment to ensure equality for all visitors, even though the club is set to relocate to a new stadium at Bramley Moore Dock on the Liverpool waterfront in the future.  

 

Fine for Construction company after worker suffered carbon monoxide poisoning

Published on 9/07/2019

Construction company Construction 360 Ltd was sentenced for safety breaches after a worker collapsed and lost consciousness while working at the site of King Asia Foods Ltd, Middle Bank, Sheffield.

HSE releases annual workplace fatality figures

Published on 8/07/2019

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released its annual statistics on work-related fatal injuries for 2018/19 as well as the number of people known to have died from the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma, in 2017.

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

Published on 4/07/2019

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.


HILTI REPORT SUGGESTS ‘COMMON CODE NEEDED’ TO IMPROVE H&S STANDARDS

Published on 3/07/2019

The UK construction industry could potentially improve health and safety standards by implementing a common code. That’s according to a new report by multinational construction technology, software and service provider Hilti.

 

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