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Lawrence Webb new IOSH President-Elect

NEW IOSH PRESIDENT-ELECT KEEN TO ENHANCE DIVERSITY

A champion for diversity and new talent has been nominated to become the next President-Elect of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). Lawrence Webb CFIOSH, Safety Health and...
SafetyCulture Made Extraordinary Global Summit

MAGIC JOHNSON, DIANA NYAD, NADJA WEST, BOB CHAPMAN TEAM UP TO TALK TEAMWORK 

Safety and operations platform SafetyCulture, will be hosting a key business event in two weeks’ time on 27-28 October 2021, examining the scaffolding behind success: great...
‘LEADING SAFELY’ PROGRAMME GAINS HUGE MOMENTUM

‘LEADING SAFELY’ PROGRAMME GAINS HUGE MOMENTUM

RoSPA and L’Oréal’s Leading Safely for Women programme, part of their Safe@Work-Safe@Home partnership, which launched earlier this year has had a ‘phenomenal...
CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FINED FOR EMPLOYEE ASBESTOS EXPOSURE

CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FINED FOR EMPLOYEE ASBESTOS EXPOSURE

MS Properties (Northern) Ltd have been fined for safety breaches after employees were exposed to asbestos on 22 March 2019 after removing false ceiling tiles during a shop conversion at 309-315...
MALE EMPLOYEES NOT ACCESSING MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

MALE EMPLOYEES NOT ACCESSING MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

Ahead of World Mental Health Day on 10 October 2021, Towergate Health & Protection is urging employers to help their male staff access mental health support. According to the latest figures from...
INTERNATIONAL SAFETY AWARDS LAUNCHED FOR 2022

INTERNATIONAL SAFETY AWARDS LAUNCHED FOR 2022

The British Safety Council’s International Safety Awards 2022 are now open for applications, with a new category to celebrate the achievements of individuals and organisations who go the extra...
COMPANY IN COURT AFTER WORKER LOSES FINGERS

COMPANY IN COURT AFTER WORKER LOSES FINGERS

A Liverpool sports nutrition product supplier has been fined after an employee had three fingers of their right hand severed whilst cleaning a screw conveyor. Liverpool Magistrates Court heard...
CONTRACTOR FINED AFTER EMPLOYEE FALLS FROM HEIGHT

CONTRACTOR FINED AFTER EMPLOYEE FALLS FROM SCAFFOLDING

A shopfitting company has been fined after an employee suffered multiple fractures after falling 15ft from scaffolding. Manchester Magistrates Court heard how on the 24 October 2019, an employee...
Daren Wallis, CEO of Cirrus Research

A SOUND PARTNERSHIP FOR NORTH AMERICA

UK acoustic instrument specialists Cirrus Research plc has announced the formation of an exclusive partnership with NoiseMeters Inc for the distribution of sound measurement equipment in the USA...
Chief Executive of the IFE Steve Hamm

IFE UNVEILS FUTURE GLOBAL STRATEGY

The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) has undertaken a comprehensive review of its communications and activities to improve its services and qualifications for members and strengthen its global...

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