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Improvement in Construction Safety is Vital According to a recent study, more than half of UK workers lack the basic knowledge to keep themselves safe in the workplace. People from a range of industries including construction, retail and manufacturin...

“Funny” video is actually a collection of health and safety nightmares A video circulating on Twitter recently looks like a harmless workplace prank – but it could have been a disaster. Workplace pranks are social media gold – which is why a...

The workplace is no place for risks Risk-taking is unacceptable when it comes to issues of health and safety, but why do some people still do it, and how can you move away from a risk-taking culture? There are many ways to define ‘risk’, but in t...

New Health and Safety apprenticeship announced The UK marketplace is no stranger to skill shortages, but for the first time, lives could be at risk (outside the healthcare industry). The shortage this time is in the area of health and safety. Accordi...

Health and safety advice from a UN weapons inspector A UN weapons inspector may be used to working with bioweapons – but their health and safety advice is still useful. The Guardian newspaper recently ran a report on accidents at laboratories taske...

Supreme Court finally resolves tribunal confusion A recent decision by the Supreme Court should help to reduce time and cost of overturning an incorrect prohibition order. Businesses issued with HSE prohibition notices in error will find the process...

Lessons from history – the Sampoong department store disaster The collapse of a department store building 28 years ago still has lessons for construction contractors today. The Sampoong Department Store collapse is one of the worst peacetime di...