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New HSE campaign emphasises legal duties to manage asbestos

Buildings that people use in their daily lives, such as workplaces, schools and hospitals are the focus of a new campaign to keep people safe from asbestos. Launched at the beginning of this week ‘Asbestos: Your Duty’ aims to improve ...

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HSE workplace fatality statistics: Have we reached a dangerous safety plateau?

HSE’s fatal injury statistics for 2022 to 2023 suggest that workplaces are no safer than in 2016, says Nick Wilson, Director of Health and Safety at WorkNest According to the most recent data from the HSE a total of 135 ...

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Slips, trips and falls

According to the Health and Safety Executive, slips, trips and falls are the single most common cause of major incidents in UK workplaces, accounting for 20% of all reported specified (major) injuries in 2016/17. The key risk factors are: Poor ...

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