A SCUBA equipment supply company has been fined £9,300 and ordered to pay £11,000 costs after providing a diving school with contaminated air that led to children being taken so ill during a training session that one ended up in an induced coma.
IOSH and award-winning content marketing and publishing agency Redactive today announced a new partnership to provide news, updates, insight, careers advice and job opportunities for safety and health’s largest professional community.
Proposals aimed at reducing the number of British people who lose their jobs because of disabilities and ill health provide an opportunity that must be “vigorously seized”, the professional body for workplace health and safety professionals said today.
The safety and health rules businesses impose on each other – often referred to as “blue tape” – combined with inconsistent, sometimes incompetent advice threaten to discredit sensible regulation and good guidance and practice.
A new joint campaign urging the UK government to introduce a law to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace has been launched by an alliance of unions, women’s rights organisations and the Trades Union Congress (TUC).
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is to renew efforts to promote its management standards to tackle work-related stress after signs that the regulator’s Helping Great Britain Work Well campaign has stalled.