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Digital and connected safety


RECENT DEVELOPMENTS in digitalisation and connectivity have transformed the way we work, with the potential to make workplaces not only smarter but safer. David Head provides an insight.

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Is it time to upgrade your fall protection PPE?


WHEN IT comes to fall protection PPE (personal protective equipment), is compliance with legal standards enough? Alfonso Fernandez of MSA Safety explains why it pays to go the extra mile when protecting your employees.

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Let’s never stop being ‘starry eyed’ about safety and health


HALF A century ago a controversial committee report was published by the government in Britain, which led to momentous change and radically altered our approach to occupational health and safety. NEBOSH CEO Chris Payne offers his thoughts on the Robens Report and its lasting legacy.

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A greener future


EDUCATING INDIVIDUALS and workforces is key to ensuring a greener future says Brenig Moore.

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Gas leak hazards: the development of safety and sustainable strategies


Refrigeration gas plays a critical role in many facilities and in many sectors, most commonly in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. These systems operate to maintain equipment’s cooling or heating capacity. Shaun Evers discusses the inherent risks of refrigerant leaks, ongoing health and safety concerns, and the latest gas detection and alarm system technology that leading businesses are adopting.

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Rent or buy?


Richard Ryan explores the case for renting over buying safety equipment.

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The forgotten risk to safety


EMPLOYERS ARE still responsible for the health and safety of their workers while they work from home, which is particularly relevant as many still do so due to the pandemic. Charlotte Dowson looks at their legal responsibilities.

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Avoidable cases of negligence that caused harm


WORRYING ABOUT damaging our health at work should be the least of anyone’s problems. When going to a place of work, we should be guaranteed safety regardless of the situation. However, in cases of negligence, employers can fail to properly protect their employees. Here, Lucy Victoria Desai looks at companies that failed to protect their employees.

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Cognitive bias and defending health and safety investigations


MUCH IS now understood about cognitive bias and the implications for decision-making. Unfortunately, that understanding is rarely applied in the criminal justice process, says Tom McNeill.

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Time to face facts


Carl Waring looks at five accident at work facts that every employer should know.