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Blog posts January 2016

Reducing accidents at work - it’s easier than it may seem!

In the past year alone (2014/15), approximately 1.2 million people suffered from a work related disease. To put it into perspective, that’s approximately 1 in 60 people. This is also equivalent to 27.3 million working days being lost because of work-related illnesses and injuries, or over £14 billio…

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How to stay safe in the winter weather

Photo shows an ambulance driving in the winter weatherThe Met Office is warning of the first winter weather for the UK. Mel Harrowsmith, Head of Civil Contingencies at the Met Office, said "For many, the weather during this week is likely to be the first experience of colder wintry weather, with either frost, wintry showers or even snow affecting many …

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