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Apprentices should learn about silicosis, say MPs in new report

By Belinda Liversedge on 24 January 2023

A cross-party group of MPs has said construction apprentices must learn about the risks of inhaling silica as part of their syllabus, one of ten priorities aimed at preventing silicosis.

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‘Doctors are reaching their limit’, warns BMA

By Belinda Liversedge on 11 January 2023

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New health and disability support service seeks feedback

By Belinda Liversedge on 10 January 2023

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Letter urges PM not to scrap working at height laws

By Belinda Liversedge on 06 January 2023

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Inhaled metal Tube dust can enter bloodstream, finds study

By Belinda Liversedge on 19 December 2022

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Don’t Fall For It! How IPAF’s safety campaign aims to save lives

By Brian Parker, IPAF on 01 February 2023

Falls from the platform are the most common cause of serious injury and death when using mobile elevating work platforms – but they can easily be prevented.

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Let’s step up the talk and action on menopause and work

By Simone Cheng, Acas on 01 February 2023

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The gateways to building safety

By Colin Blatchford-Brown, HSE on 01 February 2023

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Mental health in construction: building the next storey

By Belinda Liversedge on 01 February 2023

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BA subsidiary fined after worker suffers brain injury in fall

By Belinda Livrsedge on 12 January 2023

A subsidiary company of British Airways has been fined £230k after a man was left in a coma after a fall at work.

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Why we all need coaxing out from behind the sofa in 2023

By Mike Robinson FCA, British Safety Council on 01 February 2023

Only a month into the new year, issues we all wanted to see the back of in 2022 in many ways just seem to get worse. The war in Ukraine, high prices, labour shortages, strikes, ambulance waiting times and the deficit… the list goes on.

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Clean Air Bill would put UK at forefront of tackling air pollution

By Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb Green Party on 01 February 2023

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Hydrogen as a low carbon fuel: accident analysis points the way to its safe use

By Laura White, Pinsent Masons LLP on 19 December 2022

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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

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A safer conversation: work-related road safety

By Iris Cepero on 20 August 2015