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HSE FIGURES SHOW RECORD LOW WORKPLACE DEATHS

HSE FIGURES SHOW LOWEST WORKPLACE DEATHS ON RECORD

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released its annual figures for the number of work-related fatalities in 2019/20, as well as the number of people known to have died from the...
ST JOHN AMBULANCE RESTARTS FIRST-AID TRAINING

ST JOHN AMBULANCE RESTARTS FIRST-AID TRAINING

St John Ambulance has started running face-to-face workplace first aid training for the first time since lockdown, with measures in place to ensure the safety of trainers and delegates. The...
TWO ACQUISITIONS SUPPORT PORTFOLIO GROWTH AT ALCUMUS

TWO ACQUISITIONS SUPPORT PORTFOLIO GROWTH AT ALCUMUS

Alcumus, a UK-based risk management solutions company, is expanding in the UK and North America with two new acquisitions that help to support its growth ambitions. The company says newly...
SCHOOL FINED AFTER A PUPIL SEVERELY INJURED IN CDT CLASS

SCHOOL FINED AFTER A PUPIL SEVERELY INJURED IN CDT CLASS

An Edinburgh school has been fined following an incident where a pupil sustained severe cuts to his middle and index finger on his right hand and serious tendon damage, when using a band saw. ...
ONS REPORT ON COVID-19 WORKER DEATHS INCREASES CONCERNS

ONS REPORT ON COVID-19 WORKER DEATHS INCREASES CONCERNS

UK union Unite is calling for an urgent ‘warts and all’ public inquiry into the death rates of workers from COVID-19 during the pandemic. The union made its call following the recent...
THE HEALTH AND SAFETY EVENT POSTPONED UNTIL 2021

THE HEALTH AND SAFETY EVENT POSTPONED UNTIL 2021

The Health and Safety Event and all co-located exhibitions, which were due to take place in September, have been rescheduled for 27th – 28th April 2021.  The following shows have been...
FCC ENVIRONMENT WINS BRITISH SAFETY COUNCIL AWARD

FCC ENVIRONMENT WINS BRITISH SAFETY COUNCIL AWARD

FCC Environment, a UK-based resource and waste management businesses and a company known for its safety, health, environmental and quality initiatives, has won a further accolade in the prestigious...
Safety & Health Expo Rescheduled to May 2021

SAFETY & HEALTH EXPO RESCHEDULED TO MAY 2021

Safety & Health Expo and its co-located events, originally set to be staged on 8–10 September 2020, will now be held at ExCeL London on 18–20 May 2021. This decision, taken as a...
NEW CEO AT SEND FOR HELP

NEW CEO AT SEND FOR HELP

The Send For Help Group has appointed Naz Dossa as its new CEO. The Group, which includes Peoplesafe, Skyguard and Guardian24 brands, is a technology business centred around the safety of lone...
SOCIAL DISTANCING AMBASSADORS TO SAFEGUARD  WEST END

SOCIAL DISTANCING AMBASSADORS TO SAFEGUARD WEST END

A unique scheme to support the safe reopening of London’s West End has seen the introduction of 15 Social Distancing Ambassadors (SDAs) to help visitors safely transition out of lockdown. ...

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