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    Sleeping workers among 43 killed in Dehli factory blaze

    At least 43 people have died in a factory fire in north Delhi, India, on 8 December, which broke out while workers were sleeping inside.

    By Gajal Gupta on 10 December 2019

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    General election: what will the parties do for health and safety?

    On the 12 December this week, millions of people around the country will vote in the general election.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 09 December 2019


    Take a holiday from colds and 'flu this Christmas

    Supermodel Naomi Campbell claims she has the secret to flu-free flying. Is she being a diva or can we divine some truth in her advice?

    By Belinda Liversedge on 09 December 2019

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    GPs to do consultations using stand-up desks in health trial

    GPs are trialling stand-up desks in a study investigating the health impacts of reducing sedentary working.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 22 November 2019


    The right to clean air

    The next government must bring back a better environment bill and protect workers’ right to clean air.

    By Charles Pitt on 20 November 2019

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    Looking for the root cause: method and aim

    One of the common experiences of older safety practitioners is the frustrating sense of déjà vu when reading accident investigation reports.

    By Lawrence Waterman on 29 November 2019

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    Living with the unpredictable

    Looking back to this time last year, my review of 2018 focused on Brexit, economic anxiety from the high street to high profile bankruptcies, changing risks and a welcome upsurge of discussion about mental health in the workplace.

    By Mike Robinson on 27 November 2019

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    The sense of purpose

    Nicky Young’s experience of clinical depression gave her an understanding of what is needed to help people to be the best versions of themselves, both at work and in their personal lives.

    By Anna Ryland on 06 December 2019

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    Prevention always pays off

    The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) closes its campaign in managing dangerous substances and announces the next risk to focus on.

    By Iris Cepero on 19 November 2019


    Groundworks contractor fined after worker burned in 11kv cable strike

    A groundworks contractor, G&R Groundworks (South East) Ltd, has been fined after a worker suffered multiple serious burn injuries when he struck an underground electricity cable.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 19 November 2019