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UK government invests £26.6m in robots for confined spaces and work at height

The government is to invest £26.6m in projects to develop robots and unmanned aerial vehicles to substitute for human workers in hazardous environments.

Essex council faces prosecution over Legionnaires’ case

Tendring District Council is being prosecuted after a member of the public contracted Legionnaires’ disease at a leisure centre in Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex.

Government announces measures to tackle attacks on NHS staff

The National Health Service (NHS) will work with the police and the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) under new government plans to better protect staff in England from attacks by patients and the public.


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Humber Bridge: open all hours

Maintaining the Grade 1 listed structure involves working round high wind speeds and 24/7 traffic flow.

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.