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Epilepsy awareness

20 March 2014

Although reasons vary, the most common cause of seizure among adults is epilepsy.Seizures can be sudden, dramatic and upsetting to watch.Care should be taken to protect the casualty from harm. The steps below show how to recognise a seizure and how t... (continued)

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Changes to working at height guidance

25 February 2014

It’s estimated that more than a million British businesses and ten million workers carry out jobs involving some form of work at height every year, with falls being one of the biggest causes of death and serious injury at work.* Changes to working at... (continued)

An injured construction worker

Slips and trips still a big problem

25 February 2014

In 2013, slips trips and falls were the most common cause of injuries in the work place accounting for 56 per cent*. With the bad weather showing no signs of easing off it’s more important than ever to ensure you know how to deal with these incidents... (continued)

Heart attack advice

28 January 2014

As the most romantic month of the year fast approaches, there’s never been a better time to turn your attention to affairs of the heart. Collectively, heart and circulatory diseases cause more than a quarter of all deaths in the UK, accounting for mo... (continued)

A construction worker injured on the ground

HSE reminds businesses to focus on legal responsibilities

28 January 2014

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is urging businesses to focus on their legal responsibility to make sure lives aren't put at risk and make the safety of workers their top priority for 2014. The appeal follows the latest figures released by the ... (continued)

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