An Office of Road and Rail (ORR) report that provides quality assurance of safety data relating to All Lane Running (ALR) motorways supports National Highways claims that this type of smart motorway is relatively safer in comparison with other roads in terms of fatalities.
The benefits of hybrid working mean it is likely to become the most common employment model in the future but organisations need to ensure work arrangements are managed in a healthy and safe way, IOSH has warned..
Mental ill health in the workplace is a risk like any other, says Tim Marsh CFIOSH, who encourages organisations to address the psychological health of employees proactively, objectively and practically.
The parent company of a contractor that was building a wind farm in Scotland and a security firm that employed staff to guard the remote site have admitted safety breaches after a security guard was trapped in snow for four and half hours and later died from hypothermia.
The managing director of a skip hire and waste management firm whose employee suffered life-changing injuries in the company yard, has received a six-month suspended prison sentence, with the company itself fined £150,000.