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Almost 1,000 potential human trafficking reports made in five months at car wash sites

A number of issues have been flagged up by users of the Safe Car Wash app, including lack of protective clothing and workers living on site. Read More

Government rejects car wash licensing scheme calls

The House of Commons environmental audit committee has published the Government’s response to a report it published in November, which called for hand car washes to be licensed to prevent “modern slavery in plain sight on Britain’s streets”. Read More

Modern Slavery: MPs call for car wash gangs to be licensed

The Environmental Audit Select Committee has called on ministers to review whether the Modern Slavery Act 2015 should be updated to cover small car wash gangs. Read More

Modern day slavery: New scheme launched to improve car wash safety

A Home Office minister has backed a new scheme designed to protect vulnerable workers in car washes. Read More

Another insurance breach leads to fine

The HSE has reported on the second breach of employers’ liability insurance in as many days, detailing the case of a car wash company which has been fined after failing to produce a certificate. Read More

Working at the car wash

Adam Gomes CMIOSH outlines some of some of the issues small businesses and temporary summer ventures may overlook, after observing some bad practice at his local hand car wash. Read More



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