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FP McCann fined £150,000 after worker died in quarry

One of the UK’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of precast concrete solutions has been fined £150,000 after a quarry worker sustained a fatal head injury in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. 

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.

Rise in workplace stress linked to poor management, survey finds

Employers are being urged to invest more in training line managers, so they are confident and competent to support staff who are struggling to cope, after a survey found stress was a growing problem in UK workplaces. 

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The view from the summit

Practitioners and investor representatives gathered in Paris to examine how safety and health fits into corporate social responsibility. 

EPC-UK: committed to fitness

The commercial explosives firm’s wellbeing initiatives aim to support its ageing and hard-to-reach workers both mentally and physically. 

Tim Proctor, ISS UK

The UK group safety head at the facilities services giant emphasises the need for practitioners to be seen as business partners. 

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