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Apprentices should learn about silicosis, say MPs in new report

By Belinda Liversedge on 24 January 2023

A cross-party group of MPs has said construction apprentices must learn about the risks of inhaling silica as part of their syllabus, one of ten priorities aimed at preventing silicosis.

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‘Doctors are reaching their limit’, warns BMA

By Belinda Liversedge on 11 January 2023

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New health and disability support service seeks feedback

By Belinda Liversedge on 10 January 2023

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Letter urges PM not to scrap working at height laws

By Belinda Liversedge on 06 January 2023

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Inhaled metal Tube dust can enter bloodstream, finds study

By Belinda Liversedge on 19 December 2022

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A step up

By Peter Bennett, Access Industry Forum (AIF) on 01 March 2021

Guidance has been published to make it easier to communicate the essential messages for safe working at height to designers, clients, managers, supervisors and workers.

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Testing times

By Ian Gil-Rodriguez, Draeger Safety UK on 18 January 2023

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Starting the conversation on mental health at work

By Claire Fleming (Mental Health Foundation) and Alison Pay (Mental Health at Work) on 06 December 2022

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The Great Smog of 1952: seventy years on

By Belinda Liversedge on 05 December 2022

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Carlsberg fined £3m after worker dies in gas leak at brewery

By Belinda Liversedge on 29 July 2022

Carlsberg has been fined £3 million after a man died and another was seriously injured following an ammonia gas leak at one of its breweries.

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Hydrogen as a low carbon fuel: accident analysis points the way to its safe use

By Laura White, Pinsent Masons LLP on 19 December 2022

Energy has surely never been more at the forefront of our minds than it is now.

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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