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Man convicted of impersonating a safety inspector | OHS News

Man convicted of impersonating a safety inspector | OHS News | Health & Safety in the Workplace | Scoop.it
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I wonder how much of this happens in the United Kingdom?
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Man convicted of impersonating a safety inspector | OHS News

Man convicted of impersonating a safety inspector | OHS News | Health & Safety in the Workplace | Scoop.it
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I wonder how much of this happens in the United Kingdom?
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Air pollution warnings issued as UK temperatures set to soar

Air pollution warnings issued as UK temperatures set to soar | Health & Safety in the Workplace | Scoop.it
Hot weekend means people with lung or heart problems should avoid outdoor strenuous activity, warns Defra
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World Health and Safety Day celebrated at Drydocks World | Ship Management International

World Health and Safety Day celebrated at Drydocks World | Ship Management International | Health & Safety in the Workplace | Scoop.it
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Farewell Boris Johnson: The Mayor of London's finest moments on camera

Farewell Boris Johnson: The Mayor of London's finest moments on camera | Health & Safety in the Workplace | Scoop.it
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Boris - Safety words that dont always go together - best wishes
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Cal/OSHA Cites Adult Film Producer Kink.com for Condom Law Violations, Exposing Employees to Infectious Materials

Cal/OSHA Cites Adult Film Producer Kink.com for Condom Law Violations, Exposing Employees to Infectious Materials | Health & Safety in the Workplace | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO, May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA Cites Adult Film Producer Kink.com for Condom Law Violations, Exposing Employee
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Here's one that I bet a lot of you haven't thought about as HASAW. LOL
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Suspended prison sentence following fraudulent gaswork | Media centre - HSE

A businessman formally based in Cornwall illegally carried out annual gas safety checks at tenanted properties despite not being a registered gas engineer.
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Alton Towers Guilty Over Rollercoaster Crash

Alton Towers Guilty Over Rollercoaster Crash | Health & Safety in the Workplace | Scoop.it
A judge warns park owner Merlin it faces a "very large fine" after the crash left five people with serious injuries.
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A third toddler has died after being crushed by Ikea's Malm furniture

A third toddler has died after being crushed by Ikea's Malm furniture | Health & Safety in the Workplace | Scoop.it
US safety officials are investigating the death of a toddler after he was killed by an Ikea dresser, months after the company acknowledged the potential danger of some of its furniture if not fastened to the wall. 
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This firm needs a good sorting out - SafetY TraiN to the rescue?
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EHN Online | 10 things you should about contaminated land

EHN Online | 10 things you should about contaminated land | Health & Safety in the Workplace | Scoop.it
Last week the Environmental Audit Committee examined the contaminated land regime. EHN lists ten key facts about contaminated land.1)    In 2005 the Environment Agency
estimated there were 325,000 sites in England and Wales potentially effected by
chemical contamination and of those between 5-20 per cent may need remediation.
That is between 16,250 and 65,000 sites.
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10 things you SHOULD know 
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EHN Online |HSE rejects call for review following bouncy castle death

EHN Online |HSE rejects call for review following bouncy castle death | Health & Safety in the Workplace | Scoop.it
The HSE
has rejected a call to review the regulation of inflatable installation
following the tragic death of Summer Grant.
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At work or at play - you need Health and Safety - It's your protection
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Pensioner jailed for Liverpool bomb hoax

Pensioner jailed for Liverpool bomb hoax | Health & Safety in the Workplace | Scoop.it
Read the latest Granada stories, Pensioner jailed for Liverpool bomb hoax on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Granada news
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"The staff were very frightened" would your staff be scared if they faced a bomb? Look at our site re: Bombs in the Mail. It can so easily happen and they're not always fake!  http://safetytrain.org.uk/suspect-mail-awareness-course.html
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World's 'oldest dog' dies at 30 in Australia after going to sleep in her basket

World's 'oldest dog' dies at 30 in Australia after going to sleep in her basket | Health & Safety in the Workplace | Scoop.it
Exclusive music news, big interviews, entertainment, social media trends and video from the news people at BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra.
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Not Health and Safety - just something sad to think about. What a great age for a dog! 
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How can you look after your wellbeing when travelling or working long hours?

How can you look after your wellbeing when travelling or working long hours? | Health & Safety in the Workplace | Scoop.it
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How can you look after your wellbeing when travelling or working long hours?

How can you look after your wellbeing when travelling or working long hours? | Health & Safety in the Workplace | Scoop.it
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ADR Hazardous Goods

ADR Hazardous Goods | Health & Safety in the Workplace | Scoop.it
...Who should attend?

The ADR course is for all those involved in the carriage of dangerous goods by road and is a legal requirement for drivers of vehicles transporting dangerous goods.

The drivers of all vehicles (including those with a gross vehicle weight of 3.5 tonnes or
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FM focus: Health and safety and the FM professional

FM focus: Health and safety and the FM professional | Health & Safety in the Workplace | Scoop.it
Paul R King, Director at Charlton Ross asks "Is managing health and safety a fundamental part of FM or is it an HR role?"
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Facilities or Safety? we often combine the two - Is this the right way?
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4 tips for the safe handling of dangerous chemicals

4 tips for the safe handling of dangerous chemicals | Health & Safety in the Workplace | Scoop.it
Veritas Consulting provides 4 tips on how to handle dangerous chemicals safely and what you need to do in an emergency.
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The fifth tip: CIEH Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH from SafetY TraiN
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Noise induced hearing loss: causes and impacts | Seton UK

Noise induced hearing loss: causes and impacts | Seton UK | Health & Safety in the Workplace | Scoop.it
noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) caused or made worse by work in the UK. Authors of the research paper Noise-induced hearing loss in the 21st Century from
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Rip Off Britain: Faeces bacteria found on KFC ice - BBC News

Rip Off Britain: Faeces bacteria found on KFC ice - BBC News | Health & Safety in the Workplace | Scoop.it
Bacteria from faeces is found on ice that was served to an undercover researcher at a KFC outlet, sparking an investigation.
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Important Information For Using Personal Protective Equipment | Envico®

Important Information For Using Personal Protective Equipment | Envico® | Health & Safety in the Workplace | Scoop.it
All supervisors and workers should undergo the correct health and safety training, so that they are aware of how to use their personal protective equipment
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EHN Online | Flytipper caught by motion sensor camera

EHN Online | Flytipper caught by motion sensor camera | Health & Safety in the Workplace | Scoop.it
A
flytipper caught red handed by a hidden camera dumping an old dishwasher has
been told to pay more than £1,200.
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Ha Ha Gotcha!
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EHN Online | Electrical safety checks ‘could be mandatory’

EHN Online | Electrical safety checks ‘could be mandatory’ | Health & Safety in the Workplace | Scoop.it
Landlords
may have to get electricians to carry out safety checks before letting properties,
after peers backed a government amendment to the housing bill.
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Private Landlords - You need to prepare for this NOW!
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EHN Online | Notorious meat criminal sentenced to nearly six years

EHN Online | Notorious meat criminal sentenced to nearly six years | Health & Safety in the Workplace | Scoop.it
A serial food criminal banned by the courts from ever
running food businesses has been jailed for nearly six years after he defrauded
farmers and abattoirs across the UK.
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We don't train Food Safety I'm afraid but we do have plenty of other safety courses.
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Running the risk – managing safety at marathons

Running the risk – managing safety at marathons | Health & Safety in the Workplace | Scoop.it
Ahead of the London Marathon SHP talks to the company which oversaw health and safety for the Vitality Reading Half Marathon.
Safety Train's insight:
Don't forget - Fun Runs, Race for Life, Half Marathons and Marathons are for the organisers "Places of work" Is yours well covered?
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