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HSE updates guidance on enforcement for welding fumes

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has updated its enforcement guidance after new evidence found that exposure to even mild steel welding fume can cause lung cancer and possibly kidney cancer.

Film prize winner highlights human fragility

A Swiss documentary which raises awareness of rehabilitation has won best film at the 62nd International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film.

Dairy farm worker blinded by disinfectant chemicals

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has prosecuted a farm after a faulty chemicals pump sprayer ruptured into the face of the employee. 

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Pathways to smooth landings

Heathrow Airport’s health and wellbeing strategy includes a focus on sustaining resilience at work and equipping line managers with the tools to support employee mental health.

Arias for improvement

The case of a viola player whose loss of hearing was deemed a workplace-related injury has prompted the Royal Opera House to review its safety and health processes.

IOSH 2019

Mental health promotion, leading sustainability and human capital, refining leadership and soft skills, and risk profiling were among the standouts at this year’s conference

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