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Serious question: Who is protecting the protectors?

With recent attacks on Police Officers, can Health and Safety help reduce the number of attacks on not only the UK’s Police Force but the Fire and Ambulance services too? As someone who works within the Health and Safety industry…

‘Nuclear-powered’ missile accident in Russia – what really happened?

A missile engine exploded at a naval test range, west of the city of Severodvinsk on Russia’s northern coast at 9am on August 8. At least five people were killed and several others injured. As it is associated with Russia’s defence programme,…
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Your Guide to the STAR Interview method - Nigel Benjamin, Recruitment Expert

Having spoken to many, many hiring managers over the years, they have told me that interviews become difficult for candidates once they start to ask behavioural based questions. Common feedback from hiring managers has been that candidates…
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Offshore crew safety requires a fresh perspective on emergency response

Opinion by Philip StrongCEO, Reflex Marine A self-propelled hyperbaric lifeboat in water during trial The dispute between BP and some other industry stakeholders on policy for lifeboat drills raises a range of issues, some broader…
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AIF National Working at Height Conference

             WORKING AT HEIGHT: ACCESS FOR LIFE Thursday, 14 November 2019 - AJ Bell Stadium, Salford   THE Access Industry Forum, the forum for the principal trade associations and federations involved in working at…

Investigation into near miss between 75mph train and lorry in Flintshire finds ‘serious operational irregularity’

An investigation into a near miss between a 60 tonne lorry and a Holyhead bound high-speed train on a Bagillt level crossing has found ‘serious operational irregularity.’ The near miss – involving a Manchester Piccadilly to Holyhead…
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How to prepare a health and safety policy - advice from Health & Safety Executive

Overview The law says that every business must have a policy for managing health and safety. A health and safety policy sets out your general approach to health and safety. It explains how you, as an employer, will manage health and…
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Company fined following multiple safety failings on construction site

A construction company has today been fined after failing to ensure the safety and welfare of workers on site during the renovation of a property. Preston Magistrates’ Court heard how, between 12 December 2015 and 14 June 2018, Navkaar…
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Solar panel company fined £40,000 after worker falls through skylight

A solar panel company has been fined after a worker fell through a skylight during the installation of solar panels on a farm workshop in East Sussex. Brighton Magistrates Court heard how, on the 23 July 2018, an employee of SolarUK Limited…
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The HSE People Job Board - FREE Trial

HSE People is the industry’s biggest online network of QHSE professionals who we are proud to provide with information about events, jobs, products and services, putting the spotlight on matter that are important Why advertise with…

FREE WEBINAR: Putting Your Best Foot Forward: Foot Protection & Slip Hazard Prevention.

Thursday, August 22, 2019, 1:00 PM (ET) - 18:00 UK time   Using the right footwear for the task at hand can make all the difference. Foot injuries, slips and trips, comfort and fit, the hazards presented, and different types of…

Energy Management Summit 30th September - 1st October, Radisson Blu Hotel, London Stansted

If you’re a professional within the energy management sector, you need to make a date for the Energy Management Summit this autumn. It’s a unique two-day event which allows senior energy management buyers to meet with innovative and…