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Tomorrow’s Health & Safety Awards 2019 – Make your Vote Count

Published on 2/01/2019

Voting for the Tomorrow’s Health & Safety Awards 2019 is now open. Entering their fifth successful year, our awards celebrate the best products and services the industry has to offer.

Employment reforms tackle “unacceptable” worker treatment

Published on 17/12/2018

Workplace reforms announced by the UK Government can help prevent “major issues” such as employees turning up for work too ill or tired, the chartered body for safety and health professionals has said. 


Mock Trial helps construction team master H&S

Published on 14/12/2018

‏Woodhead Group has hosted a ‘mock trial’ of a serious on-site accident, to highlight the importance of robust health and safety policies.‏


Students urged not to “play Russian roulette” with asbestos

Published on 13/12/2018

Students from construction-related courses have been warned breathing in asbestos fibres is like “playing Russian roulette” with their lives.


A-SAFE provide Direction in traffic management

Published on 10/12/2018

Workplace safety innovators, A-SAFE, are making health & safety information easy to understand and quick to read thanks to their new Sign Cap.


Published on 6/12/2018

Huddersfield-based work at height specialist Access North has almost doubled its headcount in recent months, making three new business appointments following several new business wins.


New courses to combat construction sector risks

Published on 4/12/2018

With construction site accidents claiming 60,000 lives around the world every year – a figure dwarfed by the number who die from work-related illness – two courses have been launched to help businesses in the sector better protect workers.


Chubb Systems Awarded New ISO

Published on 29/11/2018

Chubb Systems Limited has achieved the ISO 45001, a new global standard for occupational health and safety (H&S), designed to increase safety, prevent work-related injuries and improve employee health and well-being at work. 



Lower paid workers fear discussing mental health issues with employers

Published on 28/11/2018

Workers on lower salaries feel less comfortable talking to their employer about mental health, according to a report entitled Why BWell from Barnett Waddingham. 


Annual injury and ill health statistics release

Published on 26/11/2018

Too many workers in Britain’s workplaces are still being injured or made ill by their work a new report shows.


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