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New minister for loneliness set up to tackle growing issue

Businesses and the workplace will form an integral strand of the government's plan to tackle loneliness and social isolation, it has been announced. Read More

Survey shows lack of mental health training among Scottish teachers

Two thirds of teachers in Scotland do not feel they have had enough mental health training, a new report has revealed. Read More

Fine after worker is covered in chemicals

An Essex based chemical company has been sentenced after an employee was injured when a storage tank failed. Read More

£120k fine following severed finger incident at toilet roll firm

A 22-year-old man had part of his finger severed whilst working at a toilet roll manufacturing company in Blackburn. Read More

A quarter of civil service staff absences due to mental ill-heath

More than a quarter of staff absences in the civil service are due to mental ill-health, new figures have revealed. Read More

New AI project to tackle workplace safety risks

Two leading firms – Cisco and Cortexica Vision Systems – are to join forces to develop an artificial intelligence system, which will help prevent safety risks in the workplace. Read More

Carillion crisis: Government seeks to reassure outsourcing sector

The government has moved to downplay reports it is monitoring other outsourcing firms and said it does not believe any of its other suppliers are in a “comparable position” to Carillion. Read More

Women in Health and Safety event to be held in Leeds

The founder of a maternity discrimination campaign will be one of the keynote speakers at next month’s Women in Health and Safety event in Leeds. Read More

Carillion crisis: tens of thousands of jobs at risk

Tens of thousands of jobs could be at risk in the construction industry, including many in the health and safety sector, following the collapse of Carillion. Read More

Government yet to approve any financial requests for post-Grenfell safety work

The government has not approved any requests from councils for extra financial help to fund safety improvements. Read More



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