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Sickness absence flatlines, but presenteeism remains high

By Belinda Liversedge on 11 November 2019

An estimated 141.4 million working days were lost due to sickness or injury in the UK in 2018, equivalent to 4.4 days per worker, official figures show.

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Inside Amazon

By Belinda Liversedge on 04 November 2019

Amazon is proud of its customer obsession, but where does that leave its workers? Safety Management visits the Tilbury warehouse in Essex to find out what the score is on health, safety and wellbeing at the company.

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Technology in action

By Iris Cepero on 28 October 2019

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How high is too high when it comes to safe working at height?

By Russell Stuart, ZARGES on 27 October 2019

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A stickler for safety

By Anna Ryland on 06 November 2019

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Waste firm fined £1.2m after worker's arm dragged into machine

By Belinda Liversedge on 23 October 2019

A waste recycling company has been fined £1.2m after an employee lost part of his arm in a conveyor belt.

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Time for mental health

By Mike Robinson on 29 October 2019

If our desire to ‘turn back the hands of time’ is a forlorn hope, much of human history has been taken up by efforts to overcome time passing and things inevitably being forgotten.

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What does the law say about dust control at work?

By Louise Hosking, Hosking Associates on 07 October 2019

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Power and risk

By Mike Robinson, Chief executive, British Safety Council on 01 October 2019

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

By Matthew Holder, British Safety Council on 11 September 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.