Ergonomics


Glitter ban at nursery due to health and safety concerns

A chain of nurseries in the south of England has banned glitter due to health and safety concerns, it has announced. Read More

HSE investigating death of pensioner after ‘bleach mistaken for orange juice’

The Heath and Safety Executive, Sussex Police, the NHS, the Care Quality Commission are all investigating the death of an 85 year old pensioner at Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton. Read More

IOSH: Middlesex academic Maeve O’Loughlin on the PIPER initiative

In the latest edition of its 'Safety Bytes' videos, Irwin and Stone met with Maeve O’Loughlin, senior lecturer in EHS at Middlesex University, to discuss the PIPER Initiative. Read More

Engineered fall protection systems in spotlight for 3M webinar

Engineered fall protection systems will be the topic of the next free webinar in 3M’s safety spotlight webinar series. Read More

2 Sisters food safety incident: MPs call for investigation into risk management assessment

MPs have called on the Food Standards Agency to investigate the quality of the risk management assessment at the 2 Sisters Good Group, following a parliamentary report on the firm's food safety and hygiene practices. Read More

Firm failed to control Legionnaires risk

An engineering firm has been fined after failing to adequately control the risk of legionella bacteria arising from the use of a tunnel wash associated with a powder coating process. Read More

Suzy’s Code: One year on

Last year, to mark the 30-year anniversary of Suzy Lamplugh’s disappearance, the charity set up in her name launched Suzy's Code to draw attention to personal safety procedures. Here it looks at the impact of the scheme. Read More

Robot safety – is the AI revolution here?

You can’t help noticing an ever increasing tide of stories in the media on the growing impact of artificial intelligence (AI) in our lives. John Kersey, Health and Safety Manager - People and Culture, ISS UK, asks: how will this affect the health and safety profession? Read More

£50k fine after worker’s fingers are severed

A worker needed immediate amputation after his fingers were severed in an unguarded printing press. Read More

Uber loses appeal over workers’ rights

Taxi app Uber has lost a bid to overturn a decision by a tribunal which had said its drivers deserved […] Read More



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