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    Report finds vaping can worsen heart disease and lung disorders

    With poor lung health a factor in Covid-19, a new report into the health impacts of e-cigarettes is worth considering.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 18 September 2020

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    Inspectors spot check Bolton and Trafford

    HSE is targeting workplaces across Bolton and Trafford with spot inspections to ensure they are following Covid-secure guidelines following a rise in coronavirus cases in the area.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 18 September 2020

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    Government must keep promises on killer driver laws, says Brake

    Tougher sentences for killer drivers have taken too long says road safety charity Brake, commenting on a bill which has taken three years to reach Parliament.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 17 September 2020

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    DWP must pay HSE fee for coronavirus failures at Leeds office

    The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has been found in breach of health and safety law, after an inspector found poor social distancing and absence of other measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 at its Leeds offices.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 16 September 2020

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    Doctors call for research and surveillance to capture long-tail Covid

    A group of doctors who have been affected by persistent symptoms of Covid-19 have written a manifesto based on their personal experiences.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 15 September 2020

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    Hands Face Space slogan fares better than 'vague and stressful' predecessor

    The government’s new campaign to help stop the spread of coronavirus has finally got the safety message across, say spokespeople from the health and safety community.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 14 September 2020

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    ARCA pours cold water on asbestos app blacklisting concerns

    The Asbestos Removal Contractors Association has moved to quash concerns raised by Unite that its new ratings app could be potentially used to discriminate against workers or blacklist them.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 09 September 2020

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    Best foot forward

    Safety footwear was born out of the necessity to protect workers, alongside the introduction of liability insurance and workplace safety legislation.

    By Simon Ash, HAIX on 09 September 2020

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    Buyer beware

    When purchasing or hiring a pre-owned forklift truck for use in a potentially explosive atmosphere, it is vital to check the machine is safe to use for the intended tasks and working environment.

    By Darren Boiling, Pyroban on 04 September 2020

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    Get masked up

    The increase of fake and non-compliant products and how to spot them

    By Neil Hewitt, Arco on 16 September 2020