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Dockyard faces prosecution over LOLER breach

Devonport Royal Dockyard, the largest naval base in western Europe, is facing prosecution after several test weights dropped from a height and narrowly missed a worker.

CPS is first UK gov department to implement stress policy

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has introduced a stress management strategy after data showed that poor mental health was the biggest cause of sickness absence among its workers.  

HSE increases FFI charge by almost 20%

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has increased its fee for intervention (FFI) hourly rate from £129 to £154.

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Table Talk: ISO 45001 management standard

To coincide with the launch of the new international standard, we gather four experts to discuss the differences between it and the outgoing standard BS OHSAS 18001. 

Learning from: quality managers

In our series on what OSH professionals can learn from other professions, we look at those who are responsible for minimising defects and ensuring improvement. 

Foundation documents

Whether it’s for your own organisation or someone else’s, we look at the essential components to include in a safety and health policy. 

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