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    How you can make your workplace a place of wellbeing

    A variety of practical steps can help support good mental health at work – from highlighting company financial benefits that could ease employees’ money worries to making reasonable adjustments to support people experiencing a mental health problem.

    By Andrew Berrie, Mind on 20 January 2023

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    Teachers say ‘not yet safe’ for more pupils to return to school

    Three quarters of teachers are being expected to clean their own classrooms and equipment, amid concerns some schools are not implementing effective measures to control the spread of coronavirus, a survey by teachers’ union NASUWT has revealed.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 23 June 2020

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    Delivering change

    Hayley Spinks dreamed about becoming a fighter pilot. When her eyesight prevented her from realising her ambition, she turned her passion to a career in health and safety.

    By Anna Ryland, British Safety Council on 26 September 2019

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    New research centre for occupational health proposed

    Government and employers should fund a new institute to provide leadership in health and safety research, the Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM) has urged in a report.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 17 July 2019

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    Butcher given jail sentence for worker’s horrific injuries

    A Surrey butcher has been sentenced to seven months in prison after a young worker lost his hand in a mincing machine.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 16 April 2019