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Companies optimistic about impact of new technologies, despite uncertainty about safety, new survey says

A survey commissioned by BSC revealed that both employers and employees are optimistic about the impact new technologies will have on their workplace – though decision makers feel more optimistic than staff. Read More

SHP weekly top five

This week the articles most read have been: Government commits to Martyn’s Law, Company and director fined after worker fractures skull, Housing company fined after worker killed by concrete blocks, Competency is key – associations respond to UK building plan, and Lithium-ion batteries and the risks they pose to construction sites. Read More

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Site manager issued suspended sentence after death of young father

The site manager of a waste and recycling company has been given a suspended prison sentence following the death of a young father at a site in Dewsbury. Read More

Alec Baldwin – involuntary manslaughter charges dropped

Case against actor dismissed after crucial evidence withheld, lawyers say Read More

KING'S SPEECH 2024

Government commits to Martyn’s Law

Legislation around anti-terrorism legislation, housing reform and workers rights included in Labour's forthcoming plans. Read More

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Show targeting ‘global leaders of people and property’ launches registration

Anticipate London, a show that converges the fire, safety, security and facilities professions has opened for registration. Read More

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Notify launch new Incident Reporting App to help reduce workplace accidents

“Notify’s innovative Mobile App streamlines near miss reporting, boosts employee engagement and delivers actionable data for proactive risk management.” After Read More

Lithium-ion batteries and the risks they pose to construction sites

The team at Kingsley Napley provide an overview of what risks to look out for with lithium-ion batteries - and the necessary compliance. Read More

NEWS

Overhaul HASAWA to shift workforce safety attitudes, study finds

New research says legislation requires shift to represent today's world of work. Read More

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Equipment supplier fined after worker injured

A company in Aberdeen has been sentenced after an employee sustained serious injuries. Read More