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New laws to protect shop workers from attack rejected

By Belinda Liversedge on 23 September 2020

The government has rejected calls to create stiffer penalties for people who assault shop workers, despite attacks doubling during the coronavirus crisis.

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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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Report finds vaping can worsen heart disease and lung disorders

By Belinda Liversedge on 18 September 2020

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Inspectors spot check Bolton and Trafford

By Belinda Liversedge on 18 September 2020

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Government must keep promises on killer driver laws, says Brake

By Belinda Liversedge on 17 September 2020

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DWP must pay HSE fee for coronavirus failures at Leeds office

By Belinda Liversedge on 16 September 2020

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Best foot forward

By Simon Ash, HAIX on 09 September 2020

Safety footwear was born out of the necessity to protect workers, alongside the introduction of liability insurance and workplace safety legislation.

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Buyer beware

By Darren Boiling, Pyroban on 04 September 2020

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Get masked up

By Neil Hewitt, Arco on 16 September 2020

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A slave to fashion? The campaign to reform the garment industry

By Meg Lewis, Labour behind the label on 07 September 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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Time for the government to up its game

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

This is my last column for a while, after something over two years of monthly musings as chairman of the British Safety Council. I had prepared some sort of summing up, looking at the key themes explored.

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Building safety regime – major changes

By Katherine Metcalfe, Pinsent Masons LLP on 03 September 2020

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New HSE RIDDOR reporting guidance – uncertainties remain in social care

By Rekha Sharma and Chris Green, Keoghs on 01 June 2020

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Building safety bill – at long last

By Charles Pitt, British Safety Council on 10 August 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