Exposure to bullying and violence in the workplace may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a Nordic study has found.
A company that describes itself as the UK’s largest supplier of fasteners, fixings and hardware products to the distributor and merchant trade has been fined £300,000 after an employee was struck by a forklift truck and permanently disabled.
Wrexham County Borough Council has been prosecuted after 12 workers were found to have contracted harm-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS). The authority ignored its own policies on monitoring workers’ vibration exposure while using hand-held power tools, such as lawn mowers strimmers and leaf blowers.
Freyssinet’s refurb of the Glasgow underground cut hand-arm vibration risk with bespoke drilling frames.
Some medicines and chemical substances are associated with permanent hearing loss, especially when combined with noise exposure.
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