Spotlight On: Hand-Arm Vibration In June, national bus and coach builder Alexander Dennis Ltd. was fined after they ignored numerous warnings about the dangers that the overuse of hand-held power tools posed to their workers’ health. In this article, we’re going to put the spotlight on hand-arm vibration in the workplace, and the risks associated

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IOSH’s No Time To Lose Campaign The aim of the No Time to Lose Campaign is to bring about better understanding of the causes of occupational cancer, and to help businesses take action. The campaign is working to: Get carcinogenic exposure issues more widely understood Raise awareness of the issue Suggest some solutions to tackle

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Driving Licence Changes are upon us. The paper counterpart to the driving licence was introduced in 1998 to display information that could not fit on the photo-card driving licence.  This includes information about penalty point as well as about provisional vehicle entitlements. As of early June 2015, it has been abolished. DVLA have stopped issuing the

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Asbestos – disturbing facts Around the world, a staggering 125 million people are exposed to asbestos at the workplace According to WHO (The World Health Organisation) estimates, more than 107 000 deaths each year are attributable to occupational exposure to asbestos In the UK, asbestos causes around 5,000 deaths asbestos disease remains the single cause

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