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Biking to work halves risk of death by illness and is good for mental health, new study finds

Commuting to work by bicycle almost halves the risk of death from illness, a new study has found, but cyclists are twice as likely as non-active commuters to be hospitalised due to a traffic collision.

By Kerry Reals on 17 July 2024

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Supporting employee mental wellbeing: tips on getting started

Stress at work is a major cause of ill health and can have a significant negative impact on business performance, but there are practical ways of preventing and reducing it.

By David Flower, Institute of Occupational Medicine on 03 April 2023

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The camera never lies

By Chris Allcard, Reliance Protect on 01 May 2023

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Selecting PPE: suitability and sustainability are key

By Ryan Plummer, RS Safety Solutions on 01 May 2023

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Asbestos management: time to improve the skills base

By Colette Willoughby, Asbestos Compliance Limited & National Organisation of Asbestos Consultants (NORAC) on 01 April 2023

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Livestock auctioneer fined after cow escapes and tramples man to death

A company has been fined £75,000 after a cow broke free from Whitland Livestock Market in Wales and killed a 75-year-old man who was crossing a nearby street.

By Kerry Reals on 21 June 2024

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Asbestos management in UK buildings: data suggests serious failings

By Mick Dawson, Asbestos and Testing Consultancy Association on 03 April 2023

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Can we see the wood for the trees?

By Mike Robinson FCA, British Safety Council on 03 April 2023

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All homes should be safe: a personal journey from accountancy to advocacy

By Deepa Mistry, Building Safety Crisis on 12 July 2024