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Parents urge minister to extend mask use in schools

By Belinda Liversedge on 06 May 2021

A coalition of concerned parents, students and unions have written to education secretary, Gavin Williamson urging him to extend mask use in schools.

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Star turn for Sodexo Justice Services

By Belinda Liversedge on 04 May 2021

“Everyone likes to have a good story to tell,” says Stenia Walker, deputy group head safety & risk at Sodexo Justice Services. “And the achievement of a Five Star Audit is exactly the best one. It demonstrates we operate at a high level – it is a well-recognised achievement within the wider safety community.”

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Money matters

By Matt Stafford-Clack, Mercer Marsh Benefits Workplace Education on 03 May 2021

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A safe return

By Shaun Doak, REACT Specialist Cleaning on 02 May 2021

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Backs for the future

By Karen Walker-Bone, University of Southampton on 04 May 2021

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Metro operator fined £1.5m after worker electrocuted by live wire

By Belinda Liversedge on 07 May 2021

A worker who died at a Metro train depot in South Gosforth had been previously seriously injured while working for the same firm, a court heard.

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Fatal gas explosion could have ‘easily been avoided’

By Belinda Liversedge on 30 April 2021

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Waste co in dock over refuse vehicle crush

By Belinda Liversedge on 14 April 2021

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Mental health first aid training should be a legal requirement

By Dean Russell MP, Conservative Member of Parliament for Watford on 29 April 2021

As we look back at the 20th century, it is clear that our understanding of physical health grew exponentially, from the now common use of X-rays to the lifesaving vaccines which have defined the past year in our battle against Covid.

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Put people first

By Samantha Peters, Being Well Together on 19 April 2021

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Air pollution: we must protect outdoor workers

By Mick Holder, TUCAN on 16 April 2021

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Tackling stress

By Mike Robinson on 20 April 2021

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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