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MORE HEALTH AND WELLBEING CONCERNS AMONG FEMALE EMPLOYEES

MORE WELLBEING CONCERNS AMONG FEMALE EMPLOYEES

GRiD, the industry body for the group risk sector, asked 1,165 UK employees about their health and wellbeing concerns, and found that female employees have more apprehension than their male...
Hard Hat Awareness Week

CHECK YOUR HARD HAT URGES BRAIN INJURY CHARITY

Construction sites without the correct protection can potentially be very dangerous places, especially when it comes to head injuries. This is why Headway – the brain injury association and...
LOOK AFTER HEALTHCARE WORKERS SO THEY CAN LOOK AFTER PATIENTS, SAYS IOSH

LOOK AFTER HEALTHCARE WORKERS SO THEY CAN LOOK AFTER PATIENTS, SAYS IOSH

IOSH President Dr Andrew Sharman is encouraging IOSH members to get behind World Patient Safety Day. The awareness day, being held today (Thursday 17th September), is run by the World Health...
TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES TEAM UP TO DEMOCRATISE TRAINING

TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES TEAM UP TO DEMOCRATISE TRAINING

A platform for workplace safety and quality, SafetyCulture, has acquired EdApp, a mobile training solution.  EdApp currently delivers approximately 50,000 lessons per day across over 90...
VALERIE SINGLETON OBE HOSTS LIVE PANEL TO IMPROVE SAFETY AMONG OLDER DRIVERS

LIVE PANEL TO IMPROVE SAFETY AMONG OLDER DRIVERS

Project EDWARD – Every Day Without a Road Death – launches across the UK as an awareness week running until Friday 18th September. Its goal is to achieve a week where no one loses their...
HSE ISSUES MOD WITH CROWN CENSURE

HSE ISSUES MOD WITH CROWN CENSURE

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been issued with a Crown Censure by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after a military diver died during training. On 26 March 2018, 27-year-old Lance...
PEOPLESAFE MERGES WITH SKYGUARD AND GUARDIAN24

PEOPLESAFE MERGES WITH SKYGUARD AND GUARDIAN24

Specialist lone worker technology brands Skyguard and Guardian24, have merged under one unified brand, Peoplesafe. All three companies are owned by Send For Help Group. The company says that the...
Everyone's Business Domestic Abuse Advice Line

CHARITY LAUNCHES DOMESTIC ABUSE ADVICE LINE FOR BUSINESSES

A new advice line for businesses supporting employees experiencing or at risk of domestic abuse has been launched by crisis support charity Hestia. A 2014 TUC Survey Report found that one in four...
 COVID-19 BREACHES DOWN BY 41% ON CONSTRUCTION SITES

COVID-19 BREACHES DOWN BY 41% ON CONSTRUCTION SITES

The Building Safety Group (BSG) has reported a 41% decrease in the number of COVID-19 breaches occurring on construction sites over a three month period. BSG’s report is based on 4400...
KEE SAFETY INTRODUCES SCOTLAND’S LARGEST FALL PROTECTION COMPANY

KEE SAFETY INTRODUCES SCOTLAND’S LARGEST FALL PROTECTION COMPANY

Global supplier of fall protection solutions and safety railing systems, Kee Safety has announced an exciting new venture that sees four of its Scottish-based businesses merge into one premier fall...

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