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Crawley Council backs building site safety charter

Craley Borough Council is to back the Unite Construction Charter to help improve health and safety standards on local authority-run building projects. Read More

Tarmac signs commitment to tackle labour exploitation

Construction solutions provider Tarmac has become the first company in its sector to sign up to a new initiative aimed at tackling modern slavery and labour exploitation. Read More

Labour commits to sprinklers in all new schools

The Labour Party has promised to ensure all new schools will be fitted with sprinklers, as part of a £14 billion package of safety improvements. Read More

Half of British worker absence due to stress

Half of employee absence is due to work-related stress, depression or anxiety, according to a new survey. Read More

Grenfell: 400 people receiving mental health treatment following tragedy

More than 400 people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire are receiving mental health treatment, according to a government minister. 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

Balfour Beatty and Interserve respond to Qatar abuse claims

Balfour Beatty and Interserve will investigate claims of labour abuses in the supply chain on sites operated by Qatari firms Read More

Download: Health and Safety law in France – general provisions

Download: Health and Safety law in France – general provisions The main item of legislation governing health and safety is Read More

Banging the health and safety drum

With only five months before the General Election, Stephen Timms outlines Labour’s health and safety ambitions for the next parliamentary Read More

Deregulation Bill: safety exemptions voted through

  The House of Lords has voted in favour of government plans to deregulate areas of health and safety. Clause Read More



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Lone working: Farming amongst the most hazardous occupations

Legislation Update eBook

Preventing occupational skin disorders: skin care best practice

A Guide to Full Body Protection

The Road to Wellbeing eBook – British Safety Council

Poll

Mental Health is...
a current part of my role in health and safety
60%
28
run by another department, but I contribute to policy
19%
9
nothing to do with my department
21%
10