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This week the articles most read have been: Mavis Nye 1941 – 2023, Time to tackle “plague” of work accidents and ill health, says new IOSH President, SHP’s Most Influential list announced – help us choose a winner, Manufacturer fined after workers fall from height and HSE annual workplace stats: Rise in construction deaths while 1.8m cite work-related ill health.
Mavis Nye, a tireless campaigner around asbestos awareness, passed away in her sleep yesterday (Tuesday 21 November), her family has said.
The new President of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is calling on the profession to challenge itself to develop new ways of tackling the “unacceptably high” number of work-related deaths, fatalities and ill health.
Following your nominations we’ve produced a list of 2023’s Most Influential people in the profession. A huge congratulations to all those named, but now we need your winner for the Most Influential individual of the year.
A manufacturer of shopping trolleys has been fined after two men fell approximately three metres when a metal cage they were dismantling collapsed beneath them.
Nearly two million workers in Great Britain reported suffering from work-related ill health in 2022/23 as construction sector reports rise in fatalities.
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