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EARLY BIRD OFFER – Workplace Healthy Lungs Summit 2017 – Ends 1 Sept 2017

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Lung disease remains a serious problem in the workplace. This Summit will describe what HSE is doing about it, what you can do about it, and what science and evidence can tell us. Early Bird registration up until 1st September 2017 is £350. Standard registration from 2nd September is £425.

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HSE releases injury and ill-health statistics 2014/15

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The full statistical report and industry specific data can be found online.

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Turban-wearing Sikhs – extension of head protection exemption

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The exemption for turban-wearing Sikhs from the need to wear head protection has been extended from construction sites to all workplaces, with some limited exceptions. The change applies solely to turban-wearing Sikhs and relates to head protection only.

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Safety alert – ‘Norfolk Range’ large wheeled dry powder fire extinguishers manufactured before 2009

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Norfolk Range large dry powder fire extinguishers, manufactured before 2009 by UK Fire International Ltd, may be affected by moisture ingress at a threaded joint at the base of the unit, rendering the unit inoperable.

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Fatal injury statistics – summary for 2014/15

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Provisional statistics on fatal injuries in the workplace in Great Britain 2015 – full-year details and technical notes.

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