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Why competency and good health and safety management go hand in hand

Photo shows workers in front of a graphCompetency is something which employers are looking for in industries of every kind. Before searching for flair, employers need to know that a candidate has precisely what it takes to take care of each part of a job effectively and efficiently.

One area in which competency is particularly important…

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Ayr recycling company fined for employee injuries

An Ayr recycling company was fined £80,000 after a worker was severely injured when he was crushed between two skips.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reports that on 26 August 2009, Steven Graham was standing in between two skips at a recycling centre run by Lowmac Alloys Ltd when a shovel lo…

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