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UAE regulates work hours to limit labourers’ sun exposure

A mandatory afternoon break to prevent outdoor labourers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) working in direct sunlight will start on 15 June.

Churches’ car wash app aims to help clean up ‘evil scourge’ of modern slavery

Motorists can now report signs of forced labour at hand car washes in Britain using a new smartphone app.

Mining industry not protecting female staff, index finds

The world’s largest mining companies are not doing enough to protect the safety of female workers, the Responsible Mining Foundation (RMF) has found.

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Lone worker Special: Going equipped

From simple local alarms to body-worn video, lone worker systems now offer a variety of ways to signal for help in a crisis.

Learning from: behavioural economists

How can a combination of psychology and economics, in particular nudge theory, benefit OSH practitioners? 

Tideway: On the tools

We look at how health measurement scoring systems with leading and lagging indicators have been adapted for the Thames Tideway Tunnel project. 

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