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Birmingham workers suffer twice as many fatal accidents at work

Published on 29/01/2019

Workers in the city of Birmingham suffer twice as many fatal accidents at work compared to the rest of the country, according to research from payroll and HR expert Moorepay. 


Conference to explore life-changing impact of workplace injuries

Published on 28/01/2019

The life-changing impact of workplace injuries and the latest initiatives to protect workers will be explored at a conference organised by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s (IOSH) Isle of Man Branch on Wednesday 6 March.


Calls for UK to Stay in European H&S Regime Post Brexit

Published on 23/01/2019

Britain’s manufacturers are calling for the current health & safety landscape to be maintained when the UK leaves the European Union, with existing worker production and legislative requirements continuing to be transferred into UK law to avoid cost and disruption to business.





Published on 22/01/2019

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has appointed two new experts to its independent Workplace Health Expert Committee (WHEC). 


Affordable courses offered to Midlands’ small businesses

Published on 17/01/2019

Castle Donington-based health & safety specialist Harrier has announced its latest programme of health & safety training courses, with a particular focus on charities and small businesses.

New Farming attitudes needed says HSE

Published on 14/01/2019

Farmers are being told they must pay closer attention to how they manage workplace risk or face serious penalties. 


Spanset acquires stake in CoreRFID

Published on 10/01/2019

SpanSet, a Swiss multinational which produces lifting and height safety products - has acquired a stake in Skelmersdale-based software firm CoreRFID. 




Workplace wellbeing – is it working?

Published on 9/01/2019

The latest research from the British Safety Council has revealed that employee wellbeing is being compromised by a lack of understanding of how to implement effective programmes. 


IIRSM grows and diversifies the expertise of its Council

Published on 7/01/2019

The International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM) announced the re-election of key Council Members and the election of several new additions at its Annual General Meeting last month. 

NEBOSH CEO to travel to Bahrain for keynote address

Published on 3/01/2019

NEBOSH Chief Executive, Ian Taylor, will deliver a keynote address at the ASSP Middle Eastern Chapter’s Professional Development Conference and Exhibition in the Kingdom of Bahrain.


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