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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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Research identifies links between waste collection systems and musculoskeletal disorders

Waste collection systems used throughout the UK could be causing significant long-term musculoskeletal issues for workers, according to new research. Research by the University of Greenwich and Glasgow Caledonian University, and published in the latest edition of the Institution of ...

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FFP3 disposable respirators – BSRIA Instrument Solutions has concerns over HSE findings

The Health & Safety Executive has launched a report highlighting market surveillance testing of samples of 10 Filtering Facepieces (FFPs) – specifically FFP3 respirator models – from 10 different manufacturers that are available on the UK market. The aim was ...

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Safer driving in the workplace

With an estimated 5000+ accidents every year involving transport on large industrial and workplace sites, the HSE has recommended the introduction of suitable speed limits on large industrial and workplace sites to limit the possibility and severity of accidents. Vehicle-activated ...

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