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HSE, CBI and TUC issue joint statement on coronavirus and workplace safety

By Belinda Liversedge on 03 April 2020

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), CBI and TUC have today issued a joint call for employers to ensure safe working conditions during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Why is handwashing important to stop the spread of coronavirus?

By Belinda Liversedge on 02 April 2020

The common cold and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (or Covid-19) may be opposite in the impacts they can have on human health, but they belong to the same family. Both are respiratory tract infections caused by coronaviruses.

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Protecting young workers from asbestos

By Belinda Liversedge on 02 April 2020

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Managing asbestos and legionella on the railway

By Denis Morgan and Paul Sear on 27 March 2020

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Agency worker who lost leg in crush was not shown site safety rules, says HSE

By Belinda Liversedge on 27 February 2020

Waste management company, Peter Norris (Haulage) Ltd has been fined £140,000 after an agency worker suffered lower leg amputation after being struck by a moving excavator.

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Working from home: the new normal

By Mike Robinson, British Safety Council on 03 April 2020

It’s a truism that things reveal their nature when they break. While systems and processes run smoothly, it’s easy to forget that a functioning society only works when individuals can come together as groups.

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Be proud of our own contribution

By Lawrence Waterman on 27 March 2020

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Is the corporate manslaughter regime now redundant?

By Simon Tingle, Pinsent Masons on 25 March 2020

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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.