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CIPD guidance published to help line managers support menopausal staff

New guidance has been published to help line managers support female employees going through the menopause after new research found that three-quarters of women who took time off work due to their symptoms felt uncomfortable citing the reason for their absence.

Quarry worker killed by unguarded stone crusher

A concrete and quarry stone manufacturer in the Republic of Ireland has been fined €500,000 (£439,000) over the death of a worker who fell into a stone crusher.

Quarry worker requires skin grafts after first-day arm injuries

A quarry operator that failed to keep fixed guards in place on moving machinery has been fined £44,000 after a new employee sustained serious arm injuries.

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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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