With schools in England poised to return over the next week or so, the issue of face coverings has received much attention. The current WHO advice is that “children aged 12 and over should wear a mask under the same conditions as adults, in particular when they cannot guarantee at least a 1-metre distance from

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In the UK we have seen cities like Leicester placed under lockdown, and extra measures introduced in other areas (such as Manchester). Yesterday saw the news that Ireland’s coronavirus restrictions being “significantly” tightened after the number of cases increased rapidly over the past two weeks. All businesses in Ireland have been told to let employees

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How are you doing? It’s a simple question, but one that can be taken for granted and so not asked! With lockdown continuing into week nine for most of us, there is little indication of when homeworkers will be returning to their offices. It is worth taking a little time to complete a mental health review.

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Following a problem in the process start-up, styrene gas was released at a chemical, plant in India. At least 13 people have died and nearly 1,000 have fallen sick after a cloud of toxic styrene gas leaked out of an Indian industrial plant in the small hours of Thursday morning. Distressing images on social media

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LRB Consulting Ltd works with many companies, large and small throughout the UK. During the recent coronavirus lockdown period, we provided our clients with up to date information regarding keeping safe and healthy during the lockdown as well as the knowledge to help them reoccupy business premises. However, one business Display by Design has not fully

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I was asked recently: ”Where do I stand concerning statutory inspections such as my LOLER inspections for the forklift trucks? At the moment, all of my forklift trucks are running and are within date. Soon, the checks and inspections will fall due for some of my FLTs. What can I do about this?” Unsurprisingly, the answer

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This is an extremely worrying time for firms and workers. We know many workers, union reps and employers have questions and concerns about safe working – especially for those continuing to work away from home. This joint statement between the Health and Safety Executive, the TUC and the CBI is intended to clarify the position.

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Coronavirus Information – COVID-19: Guidance A coronavirus is a type of virus. As a group, coronaviruses are common across the world, and we know them as flu viruses. COVID-19 is a new strain of coronavirus (flu) first identified in Wuhan City, China in January 2020. The incubation period of COVID-19 is between 2 to 14 days.

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