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Health and Safety Strikes Back – Why You Should Always Keep Every Workplace Safe

Health and Safety Strikes Back – Why You Should Always Keep Every Workplace Safe Eagle-eyed Star Wars fans might recall back in the summer of 2014 that Harrison Ford met a bit of an unexpected disaster while filming on set for Star Wars: Episode VII, when his leg was crushed by a hydraulic door. Left… Read the Full Post

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Health and Safety Outrage Strikes Again

Health and Safety media driven news Two ‘Elf n Safety’ issues have hit the headlines again this week, sparking public outrage. Both stories have implications and lessons for other businesses however. West Midlands Policing Woes Despite being recognised as a risky job, police officers have the same right to protection on the job as any… Read the Full Post

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The Cost of Delusions about Workplace Safety

Workplace Safety Workplaces like offices and shops ordinarily pass for safe environments while building and construction sites are considered hazardous. However, even as the high-risk jobs are given particular attention to avoid a high rate of injuries, paper cuts still count for injuries. Workplace safety demands that no form of work should be ignored when… Read the Full Post

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When Can Health And Safety Rules Be Broken?

The answer is when there are no longer rules. Contrary to what some people believe, health and safety is not a fixed set of immoveable rules cast in stone and framed with iron. Health and safety rules and regulations change, and this is important. It is also the cause of a certain number of problems,… Read the Full Post

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Health And Safety, And Party Wall Notification Laws

Safety needs to be at the very foundation of all building work, especially where the foundations of the building are concerned. Unfortunately this was where one Wolverhampton building firm went wrong, resulting in the partial collapse of a residential property, and a £7,500 fine. Last year Astbury Design and Build Ltd were employed to build… Read the Full Post

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