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Healthy Workplaces Good Practice Awards: winners announced

By Belinda Liversedge on 20 September 2019

Six organisations have scooped the top prizes in EU-OSHA’s Healthy Workplaces Good Practice Awards.

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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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Hull firm fined after worker loses arm in tyre blast

By Belinda Liversedge on 17 September 2019

A Hull tyre company has been ordered to pay over £41,000 in costs and fines after its employee lost his arm when a crane tyre he was inflating exploded in an incident in December 2015.

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Power and risk

By Mike Robinson, Chief executive, British Safety Council on 20 September 2019

The recent story of diminishing public investment in HSE and local authority enforcement has sometimes been justified as a necessary focus on the higher hazards against everyday risks.

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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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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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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.