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February 2016

Leader interview
Gary Booton, Rolls-Royce

The engineering giant’s head of health, safety and environment – supply chain, talks about catalysing change and what a career that takes in enforcement and lobbying has taught him. 

Automata uncaged

What are the prospects of bringing industrial robots out from behind the interlocks? 

New premises
Buyer beware

There are plenty of ways safety and health practitioners can help de-risk property purchases. 

Sentencing trends
Rising early: sentencing guidelines

The new sentencing guidelines may have exerted an upward pressure on penalties even before they came into force this month. 

CDM clients
CDM 2015: client counsel

In the first of two articles we look at some ways for clients to manage the complexities of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015.

Executive engagement
On deaf ears

In the first of two articles, we consider the factors that can prevent executive boards prioritising safety and health. 

Case study
Greencore: Despatching MSDs

A food giant's west London sandwich factory has cut back problems and raised productivity.