worker protection


Up to 50 prosecutions for assaults on emergency workers every day, according to CPS

In the first year of legislation making attacks on emergency workers a specific offence, The Crown Prosecution Service says it has prosecuted more than 50 assaults a day. Read More

Body cameras in the railway sector: Keeping workplace safety on track

Rail operators are joining the long-list of organisations to rollout body cameras to staff in various parts of the country. Read More

New York police recall body cameras after explosion

In a statement, the police department said a Vievu model LE-5 body-worn camera worn by an officer exploded during a late-night tour on Sunday evening. Read More

Body cameras issued to Central Bedfordshire Council staff

A total of 21 wearable cameras will be worn by staff, including parking, anti-social behaviour and environmental protection officers from 11 October onwards. Read More

Prison sentences to double for attacks on emergency staff

Government announces new law to help protect workers. Anyone who attacks an emergency service worker will be jailed for twice as long, under a new law which is bring brought in to crackdown on abuse. Read More

Cheshire police officers to receive body camera training

All frontline police officers in Cheshire are to be trained on how to use the force’s new body-worn video (BWV) cameras. Read More

Brexit puts health and safety protections for workers at risk, says TUC

"The next government needs a watertight plan", says TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady Read More

OH2016 opening: “Health is now on the agenda – The landscape is shifting”

OH2016, the occupational hygiene conference from BOHS, the chartered society for worker health protection, opened this morning in Glasgow. Steve Perkins, Read More



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