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Plan B restrictions to go, but guidance remains in place

By Belinda Liversedge on 20 January 2022

Plan B Covid-19 restrictions will end on Thursday 27 January, marking the end of mandatory wearing of face masks in schools, on public transport and in shops, as well as advice to work from home if you can.

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1.3m people living with long Covid, suggests survey

By Belinda Liversedge on 10 January 2022

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HSE to investigate health risks of tattoo inks after EU ban

By Belinda Liversedge on 06 January 2022

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93,000 workers report catching Covid at work in 2021

By Belinda Liversedge on 17 December 2021

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Obesity at work: why employers should provide support

By Dr Zofia Bajorek, Institute for Employment Studies (IES) on 06 January 2022

Well-designed weight management programmes can help employees living with obesity to manage their weight more effectively and continue to make a vital contribution at work, but it’s crucial they do not stigmatise and alienate the very people they are designed to support.

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The big sleep

By Marcus Herbert, British Safety Council on 01 December 2021

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Work in a warming world

By Belinda Liversedge on 04 January 2022

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Winter pressures mean good mental health support is crucial

By Kevin Bampton, BOHS on 14 December 2021

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Construction firm fined after injured worker loses sight

By British Safety Council on 30 November 2021

A Bradford-based construction company has been fined after an employee was injured at work leading to irreversible damage to his right eye.

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Coal mining co fined after worker crushed in roof collapse

By Belinda Liversedge on 21 September 2021

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Double fine for machinery crushing at Chivas Brothers site

By Belinda Liversedge on 08 September 2021

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Covid-19 – some legal points to remember

By Anna Fletcher, Gowling WLG law firm on 01 December 2021

In a time of ongoing uncertainty, as we continue to weather the pandemic storm and the emergence of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, the overarching duty on employers to ensure that their employees (and others) are not exposed to health and safety risks has remained a constant.

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Environment Act can guide us to a cleaner and greener future

By Ruth Chambers, Green Alliance on 21 December 2021

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We need pay transparency to progress gender equality

By Charlotte Woodworth on 03 December 2021

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Shopworkers deserve greater protection from violence

By Paddy Lillis, Usdaw union on 14 December 2021

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How will the courts view reasonable practicability in the age of covid?

By Chaired by Belinda Liversedge on 14 September 2020

In our latest edition of A Safer Conversation, two experts discuss the concept of reasonable practicability in the age of coronavirus.

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Supply chain: A safer conversation

By Iris Cepero on 09 December 2014

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Redefining workplace wellbeing – Part II

By Anna Ryland, British Safety Council on 27 May 2019

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A safer conversation: flexible working

By Iris Cepero on 13 March 2015