Free ‘Health and safety essentials training’ at Voluntary Action Camden 21 March 2017
Mar16

Free ‘Health and safety essentials training’ at Voluntary Action Camden 21 March 2017

Free ‘Health and safety essentials training’ at Voluntary Action Camden 21 March 2017. Here is the link: http://advicelocal.org.uk/noticeboard/details/london/training/118738    ...

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Over 55s braced to work until 70 to ‘stay mentally fit’
Feb28

Over 55s braced to work until 70 to ‘stay mentally fit’

Almost half of over 55s believe they will work past retirement age, but three quarters of employees don’t think employers are doing enough to support older workers Older workers (55+) in the UK are bracing themselves to continue working until they are 70 years old, according to new research by the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development. In a survey of more than 1,600 UK employees, more than a third (37%) of all...

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Need Free and Confidential Advice on Health and Safety?

Want free and confidential advice on health and safety? Are you worried about a health and safety issue at work or at home? If you are, give the London Hazards Centre a call on our confidential telephone advice line for up-to-date information to help sort out your problem. Call 0207 527 5107 on a Monday or Tuesday between 10:30 am – 3:30 pm. If the advisers are busy, please leave a message and they will get back to you....

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The EDC-Free Europe 
Dec23

The EDC-Free Europe 

NGOs urge Member States to reject Commission’s 3rd revised proposal on EDC criteria see link http://www.edc-free-europe.org/edcs-and-me/what-are-edcs/EDC FREE EU To Health, Environment and Agricultural Ministers Dear Minister, The EDC-Free Europe NGO coalition urges your country to reject the European Commission’s 3rd revised proposal for identifying endocrine disrupting chemicals during the December 21st meeting of the Standing...

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Health and Safety Training

Free health and safety training The London Hazards Centre is a registered charity funded to deliver health and safety training for community groups that provide services for migrant communities. The training is free for the staff, volunteers and service users of these community groups. The half-day training sessions cover the legal framework of health and safety, risk assessment and right to work in a safe environment. If you want to...

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Message from Greater Manchester Hazards
Dec20

Message from Greater Manchester Hazards

John Bamford Greater Manchester Hazards Centre/ Hazards Campaign comments on the ‘Strike Wave’     I’m not sure what you mean by the term “strike wave”. You must be aware that the Office for National Statistics recorded 170,000 working days lost for 2015, the second lowest number since records began in 1891 – the only year lower was 2005 with 157,000 days lost. Calls for even further restrictions on industrial action seem particularly...

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London hospital trust paid £1.3m in asbestos compensation
Dec18

London hospital trust paid £1.3m in asbestos compensation

London hospital trust paid £1.3m in asbestos compensation http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/guys-and-st-thomas-nhs-trust-paid-13m-in-asbestos-compensation-figures-reveal-a3422391.html ...

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The HSE have announced they will prosecute construction firms on crossrail
Dec07

The HSE have announced they will prosecute construction firms on crossrail

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today informed BAM Nuttall Limited, Ferrovial Agroman (UK) Ltd, and Keir Infrastructure and Overseas Ltd that they will be prosecuted in relation to three incidents that took place during the construction of the new Crossrail railway tunnel construction, which runs east to west across London. All three companies will appear at Westminster’s Magistrates Court in January 2017 to face four...

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End victimisation London Hazards supports this strike and please can everyone contribute as much as possible
Dec05

End victimisation London Hazards supports this strike and please can everyone contribute as much as possible

London Hazards supports this strike and please can everyone contribute as much as possible Strike fund for Tottenham Court Road electricians out in support of victimised shop steward Terry Wilson  Account name: Unite London Construction LE/0555 Branch. Account number: 20276649, sort code: 608301  Unity trust bank  Please share this far and wide and post any donations...

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Advance notice London Hazards AGM
Nov16
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Precarious “gigs” are a perfect storm for occupational health 
Nov15

Precarious “gigs” are a perfect storm for occupational health 

Psychologist Dr Joanna Wilde, a member of the board of directors of the Council for Work and Health, on the toxic combination of stress and occupational health risks in the “gig economy”.  The “gig economy” covers many different arrangements, but the key fact underpinning the use of this term is that there are growing numbers of people working on limited term projects and placements and in what used to be described as a piece...

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Director safety prosecutions triple IOSH magazine
Nov08

Director safety prosecutions triple IOSH magazine

1 November 2016The number of company directors prosecuted for safety and health offences has more than tripled in a year, according to data from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Figures obtained by law firm Clyde & Co under the Freedom of Information Act show that the HSE prosecuted 46 company directors and senior managers in the 12 months to 31 March 2016, compared with 15 in the previous 12 months. In contrast, the number...

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London Asbestos Support and Awareness Group (LASAG)
Oct19

London Asbestos Support and Awareness Group (LASAG)

Download The PDF here: London Asbestos Awareness Group (LASAG) PDF...

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Want free and confidential advice on health & safety?
Dec16

Want free and confidential advice on health & safety?

Are you worried about a health and safety issue at work or at home? If you are, give the London Hazards Centre a call on our confidential telephone advice line for up-to-date information to help you sort out your problem. Call 0207 527 5107 on a Monday or Tuesday between 10:30 am – 3:30 pm. If the advisers are busy, please leave a message and they will call you back....

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