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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.


Gavin Dutch comes on-board as Raven takes flight

Published on 12/11/2018

Raven, the real time incident management software, has strengthened its team, appointing to the board Gavin Dutch as Non-Executive Chief Technology Officer.

Workplace Injuries Cost the UK £15bn a Year

Published on 5/11/2018

Personal injury specialist YouClaim is urging employers and employees to ensure they are doing everything they can to reduce the risk of accidents in the workplace.

Injured workers should retain fair access to legal representation

Published on 29/10/2018

The British Safety Council, has expressed its support for the Usdaw campaign for fair access to legal representation for injured workers. 


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