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Occupational health standards need to be spread through construction industry

New research has revealed the need for occupational health standards to be “trickled down” through the construction industry to match improvements in safety criteria. 

Signaller not entitled to ‘uninterrupted’ 20-minute rest breaks, Court of Appeal rules

A Network Rail signal box worker who claimed that his employer had failed to provide him with the rest breaks to which he was entitled has had his claim dismissed by the Court of Appeal (www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2019/269.pdf).

Rollercoaster derailment injuries cost theme park operator £65,000

The operator of a theme park in Scotland has been sentenced after a rollercoaster derailed injuring nine people.


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Landsec: duty to manage

The FTSE 100 developer uses a belt-and-braces approach to control asbestos risk to its large supply chain.

Waddah Ghanem, Emirates National Oil Company

The executive head of OSH at Dubai's state oil producer talks about resilient systems, promoting happiness and fighting forecourt fires.

Humber Bridge: open all hours

Maintaining the Grade 1 listed structure involves working round high wind speeds and 24/7 traffic flow.