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CARLSBERG FINED £3M FOLLOWING 2016 AMMONIA GAS LEAK

CARLSBERG FINED £3M FOLLOWING 2016 AMMONIA GAS LEAK

Carlsberg has been fined £3m after a contractor died and another was seriously injured following an ammonia gas leak at one of its breweries. The incident happened at Carlsberg’s site...
 Peter McGettrick, British Safety Council Chairman, with MPs Dr Rosena Allin-Khan, Shadow Minister for Mental Health (left) and Wendy Chamberlain, Lib Dem Spokesperson on Work and Pensions (right)

‘WELLBEING SHOULD BE AS IMPORTANT AS H&S’ SAYS BRITISH SAFETY COUNCIL CHAIRMAN

At the start of World Wellbeing Week, which takes place from 27 June to 1 July, the Chairman of British Safety Council, Peter McGettrick, has issued a rallying cry to all businesses and employers to...
ECOONLINE ACQUIRES LONE WORKER PROTECTION SPECIALIST STAYSAFE

ECOONLINE ACQUIRES STAYSAFE

Digital health and safety specialist EcoOnline has acquired StaySafe, a leading provider of cloud-based monitoring solutions that ensures workers in remote or risky environments have...
SafetyCulture survey finds frontline workers feel management out of touch

FRONTLINE WORKERS SAY MANAGEMENT FEELS “OUT OF TOUCH”

A new survey has revealed a widening divide between frontline workers and their HQ counterparts. More than one in three (40%) of frontline workers said management is “out of touch” with...
FORMER COMPANY DIRECTORS SENTENCED ASBESTOS EXPOSURE INCIDENT

FORMER COMPANY DIRECTORS SENTENCED ASBESTOS EXPOSURE INCIDENT

Two former company directors have been sentenced and fined after a refurbishment project at a former department store was found to have disturbed asbestos containing materials (ACMs) while...
SKIPASUND FOUNDATION DONATES VITAL PPE TO FRONTLINE WORKERS IN UKRAINE

SKIPASUND FOUNDATION DONATES VITAL PPE TO UKRAINE

Manchester-based charity The Skipasund Foundation has donated more than £1m of PPE to support international aid efforts in Ukraine following its invasion by Russia.  More than 220,000...
Naz Dossa, Chief Executive of Peoplesafe

EMPLOYERS UNDERESTIMATE PERSONAL SAFETY FEARS OF 6.8M WORKERS

A landmark study into perceptions of personal safety at work found 6.8 million workers worry about their safety each week, while the majority of employers underestimate the level of...
DRAEGER SAFETY UK CALLS FOR GREATER ADOPTION OF 'DIGITAL SAFETY'

DRAEGER SAFETY UK CALLS FOR GREATER ADOPTION OF 'DIGITAL SAFETY'

Safety and medical technology company Draeger Safety UK, has issued a call for greater adoption of digital and connected safety technologies in light of changes to working styles post-Covid. This...
COMPANIES FINED AFTER DELIVERY DRIVER INJURED BY FALLING PALLETS

COMPANIES FINED AFTER DELIVERY DRIVER INJURED BY FALLING PALLETS

Two West Yorkshire businesses, Brighouse Pallet Services Ltd and Seal It Services Ltd, have been fined for safety breaches after a HGV driver suffered a fracture to one of his neck vertebrae. ...
MEET THE CHAS TEAM AT SAFETY & HEALTH EXPO 2022

MEET THE CHAS TEAM AT SAFETY & HEALTH EXPO 2022

Visitors to Safety & Health Expo 2022 are invited to visit Stand SH1254 where they can meet the CHAS team and find out more about how CHAS can help you work safer and more efficiently while...

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