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Apprentices should learn about silicosis, say MPs in new report

By Belinda Liversedge on 24 January 2023

A cross-party group of MPs has said construction apprentices must learn about the risks of inhaling silica as part of their syllabus, one of ten priorities aimed at preventing silicosis.

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‘Doctors are reaching their limit’, warns BMA

By Belinda Liversedge on 11 January 2023

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New health and disability support service seeks feedback

By Belinda Liversedge on 10 January 2023

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Letter urges PM not to scrap working at height laws

By Belinda Liversedge on 06 January 2023

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Inhaled metal Tube dust can enter bloodstream, finds study

By Belinda Liversedge on 19 December 2022

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Don’t Fall For It! How IPAF’s safety campaign aims to save lives

By Brian Parker, IPAF on 01 February 2023

Falls from the platform are the most common cause of serious injury and death when using mobile elevating work platforms – but they can easily be prevented.

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Let’s step up the talk and action on menopause and work

By Simone Cheng, Acas on 01 February 2023

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The gateways to building safety

By Colin Blatchford-Brown, HSE on 01 February 2023

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Mental health in construction: building the next storey

By Belinda Liversedge on 01 February 2023

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BA subsidiary fined after worker suffers brain injury in fall

By Belinda Livrsedge on 12 January 2023

A subsidiary company of British Airways has been fined £230k after a man was left in a coma after a fall at work.

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How will you manage risks of staffing pressures, disruption and NHS strikes this winter?

By Chris Green, Keoghs LLP on 03 February 2023

With a new strike planned by NHS ambulance staff on Monday 6 February, Chris Green, Health, Safety and Environment Partner at legal firm Keoghs LLP, gives advice to employers on managing accidents, injuries and risks given current pressures on NHS and emergency services as well as planned strikes.

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Why we all need coaxing out from behind the sofa in 2023

By Mike Robinson FCA, British Safety Council on 01 February 2023

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Clean Air Bill would put UK at forefront of tackling air pollution

By Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb Green Party on 01 February 2023

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Hydrogen as a low carbon fuel: accident analysis points the way to its safe use

By Laura White, Pinsent Masons LLP on 19 December 2022

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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