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Few people go to work expecting to perform emergency First Aid

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 08:18:

According to the Labour Force Survey, a staggering 621,000 injuries occurred at work between 2015 and 2016; a further 1.3 million working people suffered from a work-related illness.....

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Survey: One in five ‘don’t follow’ H&S protocol following accidents

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 07:14:

One in five managers admitted to not following health and safety protocol after every employee injury or incident, new research has shown.

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Total corporate fines for health and safety breaches have increased by 43% to £54m

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 04:04:

Following tougher sentencing guidelines, according to Thomson Reuters. The rise follows guidelines from the Sentencing Council being introduced in February last year, directing courts to sentence on a step-by-step approach.........

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One year after new sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:12:

One year after new sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences, corporate manslaughter, and food safety and hygiene offences came into force in February 2016, the number of health and safety prosecutions against directors has tripled and UK businesses have seen a dramatic rise in the value of health and safety fines.

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Estate agents fined after househunter falls 30ft down a well

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 03:44:

A Wiltshire based estate agents has been fined after a member of the public, who was being shown around a property, fell 30ft down a well.

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Tequila and dummies – The top Myth Buster cases of 2016

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 05:44:

Conkers in playgrounds and hanging baskets in town squares – we have all seen the headlines that don’t help our profession’s image one bit. Luckily the Myth Busters Challenge Panel from the HSE is here to expose the cases where health and safety is used as an excuse for certain decisions.......

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