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Bakery handed £159k fine for exposing workers to flour dust

A North Yorkshire bakery company which exposed its employees to the risks associated with flour dust for nearly 15 years has been fined £159,080. 

OSH controls could be eroded by digital future, EU-OSHA report warns

Companies could lose important safety and health expertise as the number of middle managers is reduced, according to a new report tracking trends in the digitalisation of work.

WHSmith fined after customer fell through open basement hatch

Stationery retailer WHSmith has been sentenced after a customer fell almost 3 m through an open trapdoor and into a basement at its Taunton branch in Somerset.


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Food and Drink Sector Conference 2017

Dust control, musculoskeletal disorders and support for an ageing workforce were among the themes at this year's event.

Graham Parker, Mapeley Estates

As he steps down from IOSH’s most senior elected post, we talk to the 50th president about a packed 12 months and keeping on top of his day job. 

Marked for life

Certifying machinery and products coming in and out of the UK as safe for use could become complicated after Brexit.