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Four smart tips for picking the best protective gear

Photo shows a worker wearing protective eyewearThere are a variety of workplace-related conditions where having the proper gear can make the difference between safe, predictable results and dangerous circumstances involving injury or even death. Your senses, hands and feet, and even torso can be subject to dangerous conditions when you work in a…

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Derbyshire pupils hurt following hose burst

Emergency services were called to Noel Baker School, in Alvaston on Wednesday after a hydraulic hose burst, spraying children and a teacher with fluid.

Five children were taken to hospital for treatment for skin and eye irritation. Paramedics treated others at the scene.

Health and Safety News - 24 November 2010

Food firm fined after worker injured

An international frozen food company has been fined after a worker was injured by the moving blades of an industrial freezer.

Safety drive across West Yorkshire businesses bring dangers to light

More than 70 firms across West Yorkshire have been told to …

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Health and Safety News - 17 September 2010

Survey finds large numbers of workers don’t wear eye protection

Research published by 3M has revealed that over a third of companies in UK have employees who don’t wear safety eyewear when required. The results showed that 38 percent of workers don’t always wear eyewear when they should. The main …

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