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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...
ESSENTIAL SAFETY MARKS CONSTRUCTION WEEK WITH TIPS FOR NEW REGULATIONS

ESSENTIAL SAFETY TIPS FOR NEW BUILDING SAFETY REGULATIONS

Renowned health and safety experts Essential Safety have suggested tips on how construction companies can prepare for the upcoming implementation of the Building Safety Bill. The Building Safety...
SOFT FURNISHINGS COMPANY PROSECUTED

SOFT FURNISHINGS COMPANY PROSECUTED

A north-west company that manufactures soft furnishings has been fined after an employee sustained serious hand injuries while working on an automatic duvet rolling machine. Manchester...
IOSH URGES MEMBERS TO SUPPORT TWO GLOBAL EVENTS

IOSH URGES MEMBERS TO SUPPORT TWO GLOBAL EVENTS

IOSH is encouraging members to support two annual global events, which serve as a reminder of the importance of the occupational safety and health (OSH) profession in protecting workers. On...
THOUSANDS OF VISITORS EXPECTED AT SAFETY & HEALTH EXPO

THOUSANDS OF VISITORS EXPECTED AT SAFETY & HEALTH EXPO

Safety & Health Expo, the UK's largest dedicated health and safety event, will return to ExCeL London from 17-19 May 2022 to reconnect the health and safety community for the first time in three...
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 an employee was shot during a training exercise. In January 2019 an employee of...

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