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The 2018-19 membership form is now available on the site. Membership Form 2018-19 Please send the completed form and fees to: Ruth Robotham, Sussex Safety Ltd, 5, Farm Close, Henfield, West Sussex, BN5 9JE E-mail: ruth@sussexsafety.co.uk Cheques made payable to: Healthcare Risk Management Group. On line banking: Account HRMG, Sort Code 09-01-53, Account No 02275487 […]

A Stockton-based waste recycling company has been fined after a worker was injured following a workplace transport accident. Teesside Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 30 September 2016, the employee of Skippy Waste Services Ltd was walking along the roadway between the warehouse and sorting shed when he was run over by a reversing telehandler. The […]

Half of all women have experienced sexual harassment at work, according to a new report. The report by the Fawcett Society into the UK’s sex discrimination laws warns sexual harassment in the workplace has created “misery for many women, leading to humiliation and intimidation”. It follows the FT’s investigation in the Presidents Club event at […]

A care home has been ordered to £210,000 in fines and costs following an incident in which a resident with Parkinson’s disease died after his pyjamas caught fire when smoking a cigarette unattended. Guildford Crown Court heard that wheelchair-bound Gordon Boxall became engulfed in flames when a cigarette he was smoking ignited his pyjamas after […]

The wait is over… The September issue of IOSH Magazine is now online. It is also available as a PDF download for offline reading. To download our virtual issue, click on the magazine cover on the homepage at www.ioshmagazine.com, click on it again to load the online version. If you wish to read it offline, […]

A north-east based company has been fined following the death of an employee after a wall collapsed on to him. Peterlee Magistrates’ Court heard how 43-year old Radcliffe, an employee of Mike Neesam & Son Limited, had been working on a toilet refurbishment project on Hall Hill Farm County Durham. When he attempted to walk […]