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If you have worked with asbestos in the past, you are likely to have been exposed to harmful asbestos particles, fine dust and fibres. When the asbestos fibres are breathed in, the asbestos particles enter the lungs and gradually damage them over time. For a...

Each August in the UK we mark National Road Victims Month. It is a time where we remember those who have been killed or injured on our roads. Road safety charity, RoadPeace organise some remembrance events each August, as well as working to raise road...

Regardless of what industry you work in, you are at risk of developing a musculoskeletal disorder at some time in your career. There are a number of precautions both you and your employers can take to reduce the risk of injury, both temporary and permanent,...

A Labour Force Survey undertaken by the Health and Safety Executive showed that the stress in the workplace is still a huge issue in the UK. The Survey found that the total number of cases of work-related stress, depression or anxiety in 2013/2014 was 487,000...

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral which was widely used in construction, manufacturing and shipbuilding during the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s. It is the only mineral that can be woven into cloth. It was a popular material to use as it was flexible, non-flammable, low...