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1.3 million tradespeople at risk from dangers of asbestos

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Tradespeople, including construction workers, carpenters and painters and decorators, could come into contact with deadly asbestos on average more than 100 times a year* according to a new survey commissioned by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)**. 

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British Lung Foundation Campaign – ‘Take 5 and stay alive’

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Asbestos is the biggest on the job killer of trades people in the UK. The British Lung Foundation has identified 5 steps for tradesmen to follow to give them the tools to act responsibly, help them identify asbestos wherever and in whatever form it might be present, and know how to deal with it safely.

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Students – keep gas safe

Monday, September 24, 2012

Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas which can kill quickly with no warning. Don’t mistake the symptoms for a hangover. According to HSE statistics, around 15 people die from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning every year. Don’t become a statistic; there are things you can do to keep yourself safe.

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Last chance to enter the European Good Practice Awards

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

The European Good Practice Awards close to UK entrants on 3 October 2012. Don’t miss this opportunity if you have a good example of managers and workers collaborating to improve workplace health and safety. To find out more about the awards process, visit European Campaign – Working together for risk prevention – Good Practice awards.

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Video – Judith Hackitt introduces the Healthy Workplaces Campaign

Friday, April 20, 2012

EU-OSHA’s Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2012-2013 ‘Working together for risk prevention’ began on 18 April 2012 and focuses on the twin concepts of management leadership and worker participation in occupational safety and health

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Students keep gas safe – CO poisoning: don’t become a statistic

Monday, February 13, 2012

According to HSE statistics, every year around 15 people die from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. By law, your landlord has to make sure that the gas appliances supplied in your rented accommodation are safe for you to use. As a student, gas safety may not be your top priority, but knowing your rights when you […]

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Scotland’s apprentice tradesmen get to grips with hidden killer

Thursday, December 22, 2011

A new training initiative was launched in Scotland this week which aims to save the lives of tradesmen across the country.

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European Week for Health and Safety 24 – 28 October 2011

Monday, October 24, 2011

The Healthy Workplaces Europe-wide Campaign for 2010-2011 aims to promote safe and healthy workplaces by encouraging an integrated and structured approach to maintenance.

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Students – keep gas safe

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas. Don’t mistake the symptoms for a hangover. According to HSE statistics, every year around 15 people die from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. Don’t become a statistic; there are things you can do to keep yourself safe.

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Greater Manchester’s tradesmen to confront a hidden killer

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Tradesmen in Greater Manchester can now take advantage of nearly 500 hours of free asbestos awareness training in a bid to tackle ignorance about Britain’s biggest industrial killer.

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Hundreds of pledges in Yorkshire & Humber to confront a hidden killer

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Trades people in Yorkshire and the Humber can now take advantage of hundreds of hours of free asbestos awareness training in a bid to tackle ignorance about Britain’s biggest industrial killer.

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Lancashire’s tradesmen to confront a hidden killer

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Tradesmen in Lancashire can now take advantage of nearly 200 hours of free asbestos awareness training in a bid to tackle ignorance about Britain’s biggest industrial killer.

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East of England’s tradesmen to confront a hidden killer

Monday, October 10, 2011

Tradesmen in the East of England can now take advantage of hundreds of hours of free asbestos awareness training in a bid to tackle ignorance about Britain’s biggest industrial killer.

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West Midlands tradesmen to confront a hidden killer

Monday, October 10, 2011

Tradesmen in the West Midlands can now take advantage of hundreds of hours of free asbestos awareness training in a bid to tackle ignorance about Britain’s biggest industrial killer.

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London tradespeople to confront a hidden killer

Monday, October 10, 2011

Tradespeople in London can now take advantage of hundreds of hours of free asbestos awareness training in a bid to tackle ignorance about Britain’s biggest industrial killer.

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Wales’ tradesmen to confront a hidden killer

Monday, October 10, 2011

Tradesmen in Wales can now take advantage of hundreds of hours of free asbestos awareness training in a bid to tackle ignorance about Britain’s biggest industrial killer.

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Merseyside’s tradesmen to confront a hidden killer

Monday, October 10, 2011

Tradesmen in Merseyside can now take advantage of nearly 250 hours of free asbestos awareness training in a bid to tackle ignorance about Britain’s biggest industrial killer.

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South West’s tradesmen to confront a hidden killer

Monday, October 10, 2011

Tradesmen in the South West can now take advantage of hundreds of hours of free asbestos awareness training in a bid to tackle ignorance about Britain’s biggest industrial killer.

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Cheshire’s tradesmen to confront a hidden killer

Friday, October 7, 2011

Tradesmen in Cheshire can now take advantage of nearly 500 hours of free asbestos awareness training in a bid to tackle ignorance about Britain’s biggest industrial killer.

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East Midlands tradesmen to confront a hidden killer

Friday, October 7, 2011

Tradesmen in the East Midlands can now take advantage of hundreds of hours of free asbestos awareness training in a bid to tackle ignorance about Britain’s biggest industrial killer.

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