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    Recycling firm fined for manslaughter of 23-year-old man

    A Cornish waste recycling company has been fined £200,000 for corporate manslaughter after an employee was killed at its Redruth plant.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 18 November 2020

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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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    In 2020, our lungs couldn’t catch a break

    Our government urgently needs to step up action on air pollution.

    By Dominic Phinn, ClientEarth 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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    Tech and equality leaders make demands for future of work

    The government must ensure the legacy of the pandemic ‘isn’t just more working from home’, a committee of MPs heard yesterday.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 26 November 2020

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    Environmental health officers wanted to sign up to new jobs register

    A new register has launched to encourage environmental health officers to join the fight against Covid-19.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 20 November 2020

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    Improving fire safety: British Safety Council response to consultation

    The British Safety Council has called for stronger sanctions in any non-compliance with fire safety, in a recent government consultation linked to the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

    By British Safety Council on 04 November 2020

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    The ‘new normal’ needs good mental health

    That ‘we shout safety but whisper health’ was something regularly heard within the construction health and safety community before 2020.

    By Jennie Armstrong on 19 November 2020