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    Introducing Being Well Together

    The British Safety Council will shortly be launching a new programme to help employers improve the mental and physical wellbeing of their workers.

    By Jigna Patel, British Safety Council on 03 August 2020

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    Legionella risks emerging from lockdown

    As buildings are reopened, businesses must manage the risks from legionella bacteria in water systems.

    By Matt Morse, Legionella Control Association on 02 August 2020

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    New tech for combating risks and Covid-19 in workplaces

    Health and safety technologies are gaining popularity amongst environmental, health and safety (EHS) practitioners as firms begin to explore new initiatives to reduce serious injuries, fatalities and high-potential events.

    By Bill Pennington, Verdantix on 03 July 2020

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    Preventing musculoskeletal disorders in the manufacturing industry

    Employers should remind workers of safe manual handling techniques to help prevent musculoskeletal problems such as back pain.

    By Mark Fletcher, Physio Med on 02 July 2020

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    Home ergonomics

    With several surveys revealing that many home workers are experiencing new neck, back and shoulder pains, what can we (and our employers) do about it?

    By Belinda Liversedge on 01 July 2020

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    Stay safe in the sun

    As more commuters are encouraged to walk or cycle, and many workers, such as those in teaching, training or childcare shift to outdoor spaces, protection from UV exposure has never been more important.

    By SC Johnson Professional on 16 July 2020

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    On the Covid front line with Wandsworth Borough Council

    Leader of Wandsworth Borough Council Ravi Govindia sets out how Wandsworth has met the challenge of coronavirus.

    By Ravi Govindia, Wandsworth Borough Council on 09 July 2020

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    Unblocking the lockdown

    As a responsible employer and as the founder of a business that works in people’s homes, health and safety is an absolute priority.

    By Charlie Mullins, Pimlico Plumbers on 03 July 2020

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    Idle and at risk

    With many buildings across the UK temporarily unoccupied as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown, property owners and responsible persons must do everything possible to prevent the risk of fires starting and spreading.

    By Chris Power, SOCOTEC UK on 10 July 2020

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    Safety Expo gets digital makeover

    Informa’s Digital Week took the slot in the calendar marked for the Safety Expo, from 18 to 22 May (now postponed until 2021). Safety Management reports on the highlights.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 16 June 2020