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Ethnicity must be treated as risk factor in Covid-19, say doctors

By Belinda Liversedge on 23 October 2020

Measures to tackle health inequalities among Black and South Asian ethnic groups fail to address the scale of the issue, two doctors commenting on government plans have said, adding that ethnicity must be factored into policy decision making.

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Asbestos victims’ claims held up coronavirus

By Belinda Liversedge on 15 October 2020

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Becky Adlington speaks out on burnout

By Belinda Liversedge on 01 January 0001

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New laws to protect shop workers from attack rejected

By Belinda Liversedge on 23 September 2020

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Firms will be fined £10,000 if they break Covid-secure guidelines

By Belinda Liversedge on 22 September 2020

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A head for heights

By Don Aers, PASMA on 26 October 2020

Tower scaffolds are widely used for work at height, but they must be carefully selected and only erected and used by trained and competent people.

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Digging safely

By Richard Broome, LSBUD on 05 October 2020

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Preparing for a Covid-19 winter

By Kevin Bampton, CEO, British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) on 05 October 2020

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Tough love speaks truth to power

By Matthew Holder on 07 October 2020

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Costain fined £1.2m after worker suffers life changing injuries in cage incident

By Belinda Liversedge on 27 July 2020

Construction company, Costain Limited has been fined £1.2 million after two workers were struck by a collapsing reinforcement cage during the construction of a road bypass.

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Renown to pay £750k for deaths of fatigued workers

By Belinda Liversedge on 27 May 2020

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Yoghurt firm fined for burns incident

By Belinda Liversedge on 09 April 2020

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Injury prevention must be a public health priority

By Lesley Rankin, Institute for Public Policy Research on 21 October 2020

It’s Zahra’s first day back at work, as her office reopens after several months. Before this year, she wouldn’t have said her job at an IT services company was a dangerous one – bar the odd stray cable on the floor.

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The future of wellbeing

By Mike Robinson, British Safety Council on 12 October 2020

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Something to smile about

By Samantha Peters, Chair of Being Well Together on 05 October 2020

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Time for the government to up its game

By Lawrence Waterman OBE, British Safety Council on 18 September 2020

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How will the courts view reasonable practicability in the age of covid?

By Chaired by Belinda Liversedge on 14 September 2020

In our latest edition of A Safer Conversation, two experts discuss the concept of reasonable practicability in the age of coronavirus.

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Supply chain: A safer conversation

By Iris Cepero on 09 December 2014

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Redefining workplace wellbeing – Part II

By Anna Ryland, British Safety Council on 27 May 2019

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A safer conversation: flexible working

By Iris Cepero on 13 March 2015