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    Compulsory vaccination of care workers: plans launched

    The government has made moves towards making Covid-19 vaccinations for care workers mandatory with the launch of a consultation.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 14 April 2021

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    How do we adapt to an ageing workforce?

    With people living longer lives, it is more important than ever that employers consider making adjustments to tap into the potential of older workers, such as offering flexible working to reflect caring responsibilities.

    By Lily Parsey, International Longevity Centre UK on 01 March 2021

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    We can build back better

    As the July edition of the magazine goes to print the coronavirus lockdown is winding down and the long, hard road to recovery lies ahead of us.

    By Charles Pitt, British Safety Council on 14 July 2020

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    Millions of workers missing out on basic rights: Resolution Foundation report

    Around one in twenty workers report not receiving any holiday entitlement, while around one in ten do not receive a payslip according to new analysis published today by the Resolution Foundation.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 16 September 2019

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    Living life to the full

    One of the most exciting things about running a charity interested in maintaining the health of people at work is that nothing stays the same for very long.

    By Mike Robinson on 09 September 2019

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    Anticipating and preparing for the challenges

    On 5 June, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work celebrates its 25th anniversary. Its executive director, Christa Sedlatschek, talks to Safety Management about her eight years heading the organisation.

    By Iris Cepero on 24 May 2019

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    Until the cows come home

    August, 2018: a farmer is found dead in a field at Pinstraw Farm in Sussex. The police tell local media it appears he has been trampled by his own livestock, after a bull, born and reared at the farm, was found stamping and snorting by the 64-year-old man’s body.

    By Will campaigners ever get through to farmers on safety? Belinda Liversedge reports on 30 January 2019