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Motorists warned against driving in lanyards as they can cause serious injury

Police have advised motorists not to wear their staff identity tag around their neck while driving because of the risk of serious injury if an airbag deploys in an accident.

Care home fined after resident swallowed chlorine tablets

A care home where a resident with Alzheimer’s disease died after eating chlorine tablets has been sentenced.

Shrewsbury NHS trust fined after disturbing asbestos

An NHS hospital has been sentenced over the disturbance of asbestos during the refurbishment of an accommodation block. 

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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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