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Slips and trips costing £73M on annual leave

EMPLOYERS SPEND over £73million annually on employee leave due to slips, trips and falls in the workplace, according to new research by Safety Services Direct .

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NHS employees exposed to asbestos

SHREWSBURY AND Telford Hospital NHS Trust has been fined after refurbishment work undertaken in an accommodation block at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital exposed Trust employees and contractors to asbestos.

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Mental health still a no-go zone

FOUR IN five British workers won't discuss mental health problems with their boss because they fear being stigmatised and judged incapable, survey findings have revealed.

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Fine after window cleaner falls from height

A WINDOW cleaning company has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker suffered bone fractures following a fall through a fragile roof light.

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4 in 5 teachers bullied last year

WORKPLACE BULLYING is ruining the lives of teachers, with many left feeling depressed, anxious, lacking confidence and turning to the medical profession, drugs and alcohol to help them cope.

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One-day measure and manage noise course

Pulsar's one-day Noise Awareness training courses are suitable for anyone new to noise measurements or in need of a refresher.

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RRC offers NEBOSH diploma in Dubai

To meet the rapidly growing demand for high level Environmental Management training in the Middle East; RRC are now offering the NEBOSH International Diploma in Environmental Management course, as a classroom course within their Dubai schedule.

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Managing Hand-Arm Vibration

Curotec is planning a series of roadshows to demonstrate the capabilities of its Q2, an HSE-compliant personal vibration monitor that measures actual vibration emissions.

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Fairground ride inspector fined

A FAIRGROUND ride inspector has been fined after he issued a safety certificate for a roller-coaster without ensuring he had a crucial safety report for the ride, which subsequently derailed.

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Focusing on mental health and wellbeing

At Safety & Health Expo 2019, inspection, verification, testing and certification organisation, SGS will discuss how its services can help companies become more efficient, sustainable and productive.

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ISO 45001 OH&S training course from NQA

With the three year migration for ISO 45001 well and truly underway, now is a good time to ensure that you are prepared for the retirement of OHSAS 18001.

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Increase compliance with Visual Tagging solutions

Easily manage inspection records and communicate equipment safety status where it matters most. Discover a wide range of tools and equipment you can immediately increase compliance for in our Brady's free guide!

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Safety light grids with Bluetooth interface

Schmersal Group has introduced the SLC440/COM safety light grid with Bluetooth BLE.

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Interactive noise warning sign

The Pulsar SafeEar is a simple noise-activated warning sign. Its clearly identifiable noise-activated alert symbol means staff and visitors can take immediate action to protect themselves by reaching for hearing protection or by taking action to reduce noise levels around them.

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Exceptional value with VSafety

Here at VSafety, we offer essential health & safety supplies at an exceptional value. Whether you are looking for PPE, safety signs, first aid or facilities management products, VSafety can help you.

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Protect employees from chemical exposure with Casella

Casella, air sampling, noise and vibration specialist, has launched its advanced and lightweight low flow pump, the VAPex.

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Personal vibration monitor measures in real time.

Curotec is urging employers to ditch vibration risk assessments based on assumed values, and to adopt real-time vibration measurement.

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Head and eye protection become one with JSP

The new EVO®VISTA™ Helmet is an innovative next generation feature rich helmet which incorporates a fully retractable optical class 1 faceshield or overspec within the helmet.

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