A Safer Conversation

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    Redefining workplace wellbeing – Part II

    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.

    By Anna Ryland, British Safety Council on 27 May 2019

    To HAV and to hold: managing hand arm vibration

    Although cost-effective ways of managing the risks associated with hand arm vibration syndrome have been known for many years, the ill-health condition still carries high human and economic costs.

    By Jacqui McLaughlin on 19 February 2015

    Handle with care: disposing of hazardous waste

    Disposing of hazardous waste in a safe and environmentally-friendly fashion poses a major challenge for many businesses, but by following some simple procedures, organisations can both comply with the law and make financial savings.

    By Emma Gilroy on 05 March 2015

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    A safer conversation: flexible working

    A group of experts discuss the right to request flexible working, six months since its implementation. Chaired by Iris Cepero

    By Iris Cepero on 13 March 2015

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    A safer conversation: musculoskeletal disorders and ergonomics

    Two experts discuss the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the workplace and the importance of ergonomics. Chaired by Iris Cepero

    By Iris Cepero on 05 June 2015

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    A safer conversation: zero-hour contracts

    A group of experts discuss zero-hour contracts in the first of a two-part article. Chaired by Iris Cepero.

    By Iris Cepero on 13 July 2015

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    A safer conversation: work-related road safety

    A group of experts discuss road safety in the first of a two-part article. Chaired by Iris Cepero

    By Iris Cepero on 20 August 2015

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    A Safer Conversation: Road Safety - Part II

    The rise of cycling continues to be accompanied by an increase in cyclist deaths – 8% nationally – with HGVs mainly in the construction industry disproportionally involved in those accidents. The CLOCS voluntary code of practice was launched two years with some good results. What else can be done?

    By Iris Cepero on 01 October 2015

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    A Safer Conversation: business sustainability - Part I

    A group of experts discuss business sustainability in the first of a two-part article. Chaired by Iris Cepero.

    By Iris Cepero on 18 November 2015

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    A Safer Conversation: business sustainability – Part II

    A group of experts discuss business sustainability in the second of a two-part article.

    By Iris Cepero on 25 November 2015