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What's ahead in the world of health, safety and wellbeing? 2022 predictions

By Belinda Liversedge on 16 November 2021

It's that time of year when we reassess what's past and make adjustments for what's to come. Having attended HSE's live stream event last month, in which we heard from thought leaders in their fields, we've drawn up a list of five key trends to watch out for in 2022.

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93,000 British workers report catching Covid at work in 2021

By Belinda Liversedge on 17 December 2021

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New global climate deal struck in Glasgow

By Belinda Liversedge on 16 November 2021

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Five things we learned from HSE’s Health and Work conference

By Belinda Liversedge on 16 November 2021

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Obesity at work: why employers should provide support

By Dr Zofia Bajorek, Institute for Employment Studies (IES) on 21 January 2022

Well-designed weight management programmes can help employees living with obesity to manage their weight more effectively and continue to make a vital contribution at work, but it’s crucial they do not stigmatise and alienate the very people they are designed to support.

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The air we breathe

By Orchie Bandyopadhyay on 13 December 2021

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Adapt or die

By Orchie Bandyopadhyay on 19 January 2022

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The big sleep

By Marcus Herbert, British Safety Council on 01 December 2021


Construction firm fined after injured worker loses sight

By British Safety Council on 30 November 2021

A Bradford-based construction company has been fined after an employee was injured at work leading to irreversible damage to his right eye.

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Covid-19 – some legal points to remember

By Anna Fletcher, Gowling WLG law firm on 22 December 2021

In a time of ongoing uncertainty, as we continue to weather the pandemic storm and the emergence of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, the overarching duty on employers to ensure that their employees (and others) are not exposed to health and safety risks has remained a constant.

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Menopausal women need better support at work

By Carolyn Harris MP on 14 December 2021

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Standing up for those without a voice

By Mike Robinson, the British Safety Council on 18 January 2022


Active working: poor advice threatens progress

By Gavin Bradley, Active Working on 13 December 2021

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How will the courts view reasonable practicability in the age of coronavirus?

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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Redefining workplace wellbeing – Part II

By Anna Ryland, British Safety Council on 27 May 2019

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A safer conversation: respiratory disease - Part I

By Iris Cepero on 07 February 2017


A safer conversation: work-related road safety

By Iris Cepero on 20 August 2015