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Single enforcement body for worker rights proposed in consultation

By Belinda Liversedge on 13 September 2019

A consultation entering its last weeks asks whether a new Single Enforcement Body for employment rights should be created to protect vulnerable workers.

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'Farms are workplaces, not playgrounds'

By Belinda Liversedge on 26 August 2019

Children and young people are regularly killed and injured in incidents with farm vehicles. Learning the lessons won’t bring them back but is vital if we’re to stop child deaths on farms.

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Down to earth

By Nik Sweeting, Aplicaciones Tecnológicas S.A. on 02 September 2019

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Saving lives by stopping falls

By Chris Kendall, chair of the Access Industry Forum on 22 August 2019

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When lanyards can injure: what every employer should know

By Ben Pepper, Bolt Burdon Kemp on 15 August 2019

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Volvo Group fined after employee fractures spine at Glasgow depot

By Belinda Liversedge on 27 August 2019

Volvo Group UK Limited has been fined £13,333.33 after an employee was seriously injured at its truck rental and repair depot in Glasgow after the company had failed to supply him with basic safety equipment.

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GTR fined £1m for Gatwick Express window fatality

By Belinda Liversedge on 17 July 2019

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Marathon Oil fined £1.16m for Boxing Day gas blast

By Belinda Liversedge on 30 May 2019

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Beware the working dead: presenteeism, a sacrifice too far?

By Matthew Holder, British Safety Council on 11 September 2019

We've all been there. You're at work but your mind is not only not on the job, it's not even in the building. Concentration shot, an insistent headache thumps in time to clattering keyboards and you haven't written or said a constructive thing all afternoon. Welcome to presenteeism.

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The jury is out

By Neal Stone, McOnie Agency on 28 August 2019

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Living life to the full

By Mike Robinson on 09 September 2019

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A gig on your own?

By Lawrence Waterman OBE on 22 July 2019

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Redefining workplace wellbeing – Part II

By Anna Ryland, British Safety Council on 27 May 2019

Some of Britain’s most eminent thought leaders and campaigners took part in the British Safety Council’s roundtable debate on workplace wellbeing held in March. They examined and challenged wellbeing concepts and practices.