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HSE ‘flexible’ new strategy to tackle new and longstanding risks

By Belinda Liversedge on 26 May 2022

HSE has announced a new ten-year strategy, which sees the regulator stepping out for the first time of its traditional model of overseeing work-related risk, to include advising on new risks such as climate change.

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Why domestic abuse is a workplace safety issue

By Lucy Horitz, Employers’ Initiative on Domestic Abuse on 23 May 2022

Employers can play a vital role in supporting victims of domestic abuse, through steps like creating a culture where employees feel comfortable asking for help.

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Disability at work: time for action

By Diane Lightfoot, Business Disability Forum (BDF) on 20 May 2022

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Grab their attention

By Phil Pinnington, British Safety Council on 05 May 2022

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How Robens super-charged the safety system

By Belinda Liversedge on 10 May 2022

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£1.5m fine after worker falls through unsecured crane panel

By Belinda Liversedge on 11 March 2022

World-renowned steelwork contractor Cleveland Bridge has been fined £1.5m after an electrician fell eight metres to his death from a gantry crane.

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Safety incidents: preparation is key

By Rhian Greaves, DAC Beachcroft on 05 May 2022

The way a business responds to a health and safety accident and any resulting regulatory investigation is crucial both for its reputation and the eventual legal outcome.

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Four-day week could boost employee mental wellbeing

By Grace Robinson, 4 Day Week Campaign on 19 April 2022

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The Building Safety Bill offers some financial relief for leaseholders

By Royston Smith MP, Southampton Itchen on 12 April 2022

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Are the rules simply there to be broken?

By Mike Robinson FCA, British Safety Council on 21 April 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