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NZ scholarship programme to boost ageing OSH workforce

The Health and Safety Association of New Zealand (HASANZ) has launched an annual scholarship programme to increase the number of qualified OSH practitioners in the country. 

Council fined £200k for exposing primary school staff to asbestos

A school in Sittingbourne, Kent failed to heed recommendations from a survey to remove asbestos disturbed by its caretaker 18 months earlier, a court was told.   

Lack of risk assessment saw workers engulfed in spray booth explosion

Two workers who died in a fireball as vapour from paint they were pouring ignited in a confined space had no risk assessment for the work. 

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Noise and vibration special: Glasgow Subway, on the rigs

Freyssinet’s refurb of the Glasgow underground cut hand-arm vibration risk with bespoke drilling frames. 

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. 

Health and Wellbeing at Work 2018

Avoiding the temptation to put fashion before function, the 100-year life and pets in the office featured at this year’s event. 

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