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    Safety – one kilometre at a time

    Transport Corporation of India (TCI Group) was awarded the James Tye award for its brave and imaginative initiative to raise awareness of road safety in India. Safety Management finds out more about the project.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 30 November 2020

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    Whistleblowing in a pandemic

    What does whistleblowing in a pandemic look like? UK whistleblowing charity Protect analysed calls to its Advice Line from whistleblowers to find out.

    By Andrew Pepper-Parsons, Protect on 30 November 2020

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    A day in the life

    Raymond Nye worked as a shipwright apprentice in 1957. He recalls the shocking working conditions that would lead to his wife contracting mesothelioma off the dust on his overalls.

    By Ray Nye, Mavis Nye Foundation for mesothelioma victims on 01 December 2020

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    The regulation complex

    Is it time for the public to take back safety?

    By Matthew Holder on 01 December 2020

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    A real examination

    Thorough examinations of forklift trucks are vital to ensure they remain safe to use.

    By Geoff Martin, Consolidated Fork Truck Services on 02 November 2020

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    On the road

    Staff who drive as part of their work must be consulted on any rules designed to ensure safe driving, otherwise they will not be committed to following them.

    By Simon Turner, Driving for Better Business on 02 November 2020

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    It’s good to talk

    Safety practitioners must have good communication skills to get workers to ‘buy-in’ to health and safety, say recruitment specialists Shirley Parsons and Liam Tiddy.

    By Shirley Parsons and Liam Tiddy on 02 November 2020

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    Long Covid: can work lift the burden?

    Thousands of working people are struggling with ‘long Covid’; often life changing symptoms that continue long after initial infection. What are workplaces doing to help them?

    By Belinda Liversedge on 03 November 2020

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    A head for heights

    Tower scaffolds are widely used for work at height, but they must be carefully selected and only erected and used by trained and competent people.

    By Don Aers, PASMA on 26 October 2020

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    Digging safely

    A free service exists so those carrying out excavation work can check for potentially dangerous underground cables and pipes.

    By Richard Broome, LSBUD on 05 October 2020