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HSE modifies on-site COVID-19 health advice Posted 30/11/2020

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has modified its health and safety advice for construction sites. The new version of the CLC Site Operating Procedures includes updated guidelines on testing, self-isolation, shielding and other procedures when a worker develops COVID-19 symptoms. In addition, canteens have to display the NHS QR Code as part of the track and trace system, and PPE, such ... Read the full article on HSE modifies on-site COVID-19 health advice

Third of UK employees concerned about catching COVID-19 Posted 23/11/2020

A survey by the Resolution Foundation research institute has found that a third of British workers worry about catching COVID-19 in the workplace. Workplaces have adopted strict measures to prevent... Read the full article on Third of UK employees concerned about catching COVID-19

PPE anti-viral coating protects healthcare workers Posted 19/11/2020

An award of £615,000 has been given to the University of Liverpool to develop an anti-viral coating that can be used on the PPE (personal protective equipment) that healthcare workers wear. The... Read the full article on PPE anti-viral coating protects healthcare workers

Report finds supplying PPE for healthcare brings economic returns Posted 26/10/2020

A new report claims that providing PPE (personal protective equipment) for all health workers in the world would cost billions of pounds, but the return on this investment could potentially be as high... Read the full article on Report finds supplying PPE for healthcare brings economic returns

Workplaces urged to protect workers’ mental health Posted 23/10/2020

World Mental Health Day on October 10th focused attention on the need to protect people from mental health issues, and organisations are now being urged to implement policies to safeguard the mental... Read the full article on Workplaces urged to protect workers’ mental health

PPE spray developed to help combat pandemic Posted 21/10/2020

A new PPE (personal protective equipment) spray has been developed that is designed to protect health workers against the COVID-19 virus. The spray-on PPE, developed by AeroLabs, works by using nanobodies... Read the full article on PPE spray developed to help combat pandemic

Government pledges continuous supplies of PPE Posted 19/10/2020

The government has confirmed that health and social workers dealing with COVID-19 patients will have a continuous supply of PPE (personal protective equipment). It has been announced that in November... Read the full article on Government pledges continuous supplies of PPE

Report details trade business safety costs Posted 16/10/2020

A new report titled “The True Cost of Owning Your Own Trade Business” reveals that the average cost of setting up a trade business is £33,000, and part of this setup cost is essential safety gear. ... Read the full article on Report details trade business safety costs

Government urged to increase investment in OSH Posted 14/10/2020

The Institute of Occupation Safety and Health (IOSH) has asked the government to spend more on occupational safety and health (OSH). IOSH, which offers health and safety advice to the private and... Read the full article on Government urged to increase investment in OSH

Guide published on best hygiene practices for manufacturers Posted 12/10/2020

The coronavirus pandemic has meant that hygiene plays a key role in workplace health and safety. To help manufacturers with establishing effective hygiene practices, professional hygiene organisation... Read the full article on Guide published on best hygiene practices for manufacturers