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    New HSE RIDDOR reporting guidance – uncertainties remain in social care

    By Rekha Sharma and Chris Green, Keoghs on 01 June 2020

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    Wellness or wellbeing – beware conspiracies!

    There is a strange part of the world of wellness that begins with podcasts and Instagram accounts about cooking with coconut oil and appointing life coaches, and ends with discussions about evil conspiracies linking vaccination programmes, Bill Gates, 5G and Covid-19.

    By Lawrence Waterman OBE, British Safety Council on 30 July 2020

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    Face coverings in public: an illogical minefield

    When Matt Hancock rose to address parliament on face coverings in mid-July, it followed weeks of speculation that eventually we would all be required to cover up to shop.

    By Rhian Greaves, Pannone Corporate LLP on 31 July 2020

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    Together we must tackle inequality

    Over the past month we have all had cause to reflect on how we can rebuild our society in the recovery that will follow the coronavirus outbreak, and how we must work together to tackle the underlying injustices in our society.

    By Mike Robinson, British Safety Council on 06 July 2020

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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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    How to avoid the legal pitfalls

    Before the coronavirus outbreak, health and safety was often seen as additional ‘red-tape’. Now, employees returning to work after having been told by the government to stay at home for their own safety will have increased health and safety concerns.

    By Richard Thomas, Capital Law on 03 July 2020

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    Do we still need live health and safety events?

    Two industry spokespeople give their view.

    By David McAllister and Laura Jones on 01 July 2020

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    A high price for public health cuts

    In every organisation there is the need to focus on what really matters, the core of the business, the activities designed to achieve the Vision and pursue the Mission.

    By Lawrence Waterman, British Safety Council on 17 June 2020

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    Change workplaces for good

    At the start of the coronavirus lockdown some political processes were put on ice, but as the crisis has evolved politics itself has heated up.

    By Charles Pitt, British Safety Council on 07 June 2020

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    Why decontamination is crucial to combatting Covid-19

    In the months since the first case was identified in the UK, the coronavirus pandemic continues to have a profound impact on individuals, industries and our healthcare system.

    By Tautvydas Karitonas, Inivos on 08 June 2020