Sustainability

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    A back to basics approach to waste minimisation

    Just 24 hours after the airing of the BBC War on Plastic programme on 19 June there already was some negative feedback on social media regarding inaccuracy, hidden agenda and misleading information.

    By Dr Dawn Pope on 21 August 2019

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    Room for improvement: India and the environment

    India has been ranked in the bottom five countries globally for its performance on environmental health and ecosystem vitality.

    By Keith Whitehead, British Safety Council on 30 July 2019

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    ISO 45001: one year on

    It is now just over a year since the new international standard ISO 45001 for occupational health and safety management systems was introduced following almost five years of development.

    By David Parr, British Safety Council on 04 June 2019

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    Winds of change

    The UK has the best wind resources in the world and could run entirely on renewables by 2050. But will capricious government policy help or hinder progress?

    By Will the UK ever catch up in the renewables race? Belinda Liversedge finds out on 28 September 2018

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    Two fines after snapped edge protection leaves worker with broken spine

    A solar panel company and scaffolder have been fined after an agency worker suffered serious injuries when a roof’s edge protection gave way.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 08 August 2018

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    Worker is not a geographical definition

    The publication of ISO 45001 is a right step in addressing safety on a global scale. Organisations must guarantee similar occupational standards in their supply chains.

    By Estelle Clark, Chartered Quality Institute on 01 August 2018