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Top 10 Workplace Christmas Safety Tips

With just ten days to go until Christmas, here are some key tips for employers and employees to keep their workplaces safe, ready for the Christmas holidays.

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‘tis the season to be fire-ready

Photo shows the feet of a family in front of a fireAs we all know, Christmas is a time for jollities and japes, overindulging in mulled wine and of course, one too many mince pies. For me, the most important part of the holiday season is taking the time to relax and step back from the trials and tribulations of everyday life.

Although Christmas is …

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Avoiding injury over the festive season

Christmas shoppingChristmas is the busiest time of year for retailers as millions of shoppers head out to purchase gifts for friends and family. At this time of year the risk of suffering a slip or fall increases greatly as the cold, wet and increasingly icy weather makes shopping conditions dangerous. To avoid any u…

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Builder fined for falling masonry and Christmas decorations

Broadland (Builders) Limited pleaded guilty to breaching section 3 (1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974.

The builder was sub-contracted to install anchor bolts to secure festive decorations at several locations within St. Neots town centre. On 29 November 2007, the decoration pulled out…

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