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HSE provisional workplace fatality figures for 2011/12 need to be more forensic, demands PASMA

PASMA, the trade body representing the mobile access tower industry, comments on the HSE's provisional fatal injury statistics for 2011/12, which show a modest reduction in the number of workplace fatalities: 173 compared with 175 for 2010/11.

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Fatally injured workers not statistics but lives cut short

New official statistics published today show the number of workers fatally injured in Britain last year remains largely unchanged. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released provisional data for April 2011 to March 2012, which shows 173 workers were killed - down two from the previous year.

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Unions making a green difference at work

The presence of green union reps is having a significant impact upon UK workplaces - encouraging a growing number of employers to adapt cost-saving energy efficiency measures and persuading colleagues to become more environmentally-aware at work, according to a new survey.

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Designing healthy work environments

FMJ aims to support technical expertise in the FM market.

As part of this, we offer FASTFacts - a series of specialist summaries that give no-nonsense information on topics of importance with signposting to further sources for the expert reader.

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Health and safety pays, even in difficult times

In its latest annual report, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work continues to argue for investment in workplace health and safety, for economic as well as ethical reasons.

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The risks of the very small

There are serious gaps in our awareness of the potential risks involved in handling nanomaterials at work, and serious shortcomings in the way that those risks are communicated to workplaces, according to a new literature review from the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA).

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