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A report by the UN's International Labour Organisation (ILO) says that lessons learnt from the Covid pandemic can help strengthen workplace health and safety. Titled "Enhancing social dialogue towards...

19 August 2022

A company has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for unsafe working practices, including allowing workers on site in bare feet without any protective workwear. Neighbours in ...

1 July 2022

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has made April 28 the World Day for Safety and Health at Work. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), as part of its Fall Fighter campaign...

24 June 2022

Energy distributor UK Power Networks has reminded construction workers to take special care near live cables. In 2021, 23% of people touching live cables were builders, which was more than any other...

24 June 2022

Single-use PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) worn as Covid-19 protection has created a large amount of waste. Researchers suggest that one effective way of dealing with this waste is to convert it...

17 June 2022

A construction project by HS2 is using an unusual method of collection of accident data, and it claims its method is a better way to reflect what is happening on site. Accident Frequency Rate (SFR...

10 June 2022

ABP, which operates several UK ports, has become the first company in the industry to use a new range of PPE (personal protective equipment) that has been certified as socially responsible. The PPE...

31 May 2022

Several worldwide studies have found a link between tight-fitting N95 face masks and compression headaches. Speaking to Fox 26 News, Kylie Petrarca, an intensive care unit nurse who wore an N95 mask...

25 May 2022

A new study on the industrial safety footwear market predicts a significant growth rate of 7.9% during the next 10 years. The report, called "Industry Safety Footwear Market - Global Industry Analysis...

24 May 2022

A new report based on Health and Safety Executive (HSE) data named Halton in Cheshire as the most dangerous English place to work in. The finding was based on Halton having the greatest number of ...

19 May 2022

Recent research claims that people with darker personalities, such as those with psychopathy and sadism, are less likely to comply with health and safety measures and will take more health and safety...

16 May 2022

A new study examined the safety impact of various methods of constructing homes and concluded that panelised construction reduced construction site health and safety risks by as much as 20%. The study...

11 May 2022