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WOLTERS KLUWER ACQUIRES CGE RISK MANAGEMENT

WOLTERS KLUWER ACQUIRES CGE RISK MANAGEMENT

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory has signed an agreement to acquire CGE Risk Management Solutions B.V. (CGE), a provider of risk management software, including the industry-standard BowTieXP...
IOSH HOSTS MAJOR PREVENTION MEETING WITH ISSA

IOSH HOSTS MAJOR PREVENTION MEETING WITH ISSA

Representatives from all over the world arrived in Leicester on 05 February for two days of meetings hosted by IOSH in its role leading the Education and Training Section of the International Social...
GAS FITTER JAILED ILLEGAL GAS WORK

GAS FITTER JAILED FOR ILLEGAL WORK

A self-employed gas fitter has been jailed after working on gas appliances while unregistered. Manchester Crown Court heard that in November 2014, Mr Richard Goldthorpe was served a Prohibition...
POLICE FORCE FINED AFTER CIVILIAN EMPLOYEE INJURED

POLICE FORCE FINED AFTER CIVILIAN EMPLOYEE INJURED

South Wales Police has been fined after an employee received an electric shock whilst installing computer data cables. Cardiff Magistrates’ Court heard that on the 16 October 2015, at...
WORKPLACE WELLBEING SHOW ANNOUNCES MIND AS PARTNER

WORKPLACE WELLBEING SHOW ANNOUNCES MIND AS PARTNER

Workplace Wellbeing Show, hosted by Informa Markets, has announced mental health charity Mind as its official Charity Partner. Organisers believe Mind is the ideal partner for Workplace Wellbeing...
OUTDOOR WORKERS EXPOSED TO 15% MORE POLLUTION THAN AVERAGE LONDONER

OUTDOOR WORKERS EXPOSED TO 15% MORE POLLUTION THAN AVERAGE LONDONER

An app developed by King College London as part of the British Safety Council’s Time to Breathe campaign is building on a growing evidence base that proves outdoor workers are exposed to air...
FLYBE FINED FOR UNSAFE PASSENGER LIFT

FLYBE FINED FOR UNSAFE PASSENGER LIFT

International airline Flybe Ltd has been sentenced after an investigation into a worker falling into a lift shaft at Exeter Airport uncovered health and safety failings. Exeter Magistrates’...
TESCO FINED £700K AFTER PENSIONER BREAKS HIP

TESCO FINED £700K AFTER PENSIONER BREAKS HIP

Tesco, the UK’s largest supermarket chain, has landed a fine in excess of £700,000 after a 91-year-old pensioner slipped at its Hemel Hempstead store and broke his hip. On Monday 6...
MATES IN MIND COMMITTED TO REACHING 75% OF CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

MATES IN MIND COMMITTED TO REACHING 75% OF CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

In January, Mates in Mind joined the Industry and Parliament Trust (IPT) in a roundtable discussion exploring the prevalence and impacts of mental ill-health in the construction industry. During...
NEW BUILDING SAFETY REGULATOR TO BE ESTABLISHED

NEW BUILDING SAFETY REGULATOR TO BE ESTABLISHED

The slow pace of improving building safety standards will not be tolerated, the Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has warned, as he announced that the government is committed to delivering the...

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