Tag Archives | health-and-safety

Workers sit to the point of exhaustion

Shared from on 27 June 2017

Middle-aged office workers may feel exhausted by their lives, but they are actually less active than pensioners, according to a new study.

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Nearly 10 million Britons are in insecure work, says union

Shared from on 5 June 2017

GMB research explores impact of gig economy and warns of its impact on health and family life

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Nearly 10 million Britons are in insecure work, says union

Shared from on 5 June 2017

GMB research explores impact of gig economy and warns of its impact on health and family life

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9 companies in the UK that offer employees unlimited time off

Shared from on 24 February 2017

Taking a holiday once in a while is crucial to let us recharge our batteries, get away from the stresses of work, and generally just have some time to ourselves.

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9 companies in the UK that offer employees unlimited time off

Shared from on 24 February 2017

Taking a holiday once in a while is crucial to let us recharge our batteries, get away from the stresses of work, and generally just have some time to ourselves.

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9 companies in the UK that offer employees unlimited time off

Shared from on 24 February 2017

Taking a holiday once in a while is crucial to let us recharge our batteries, get away from the stresses of work, and generally just have some time to ourselves.

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140 JD Sports staff taken to hospital from one warehouse in four years

Shared from on 30 January 2017

Freedom of information revelation follows Channel 4 News investigation where workers described site as ‘worse than a prison’

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Wilko fined £2.2m over worker crushed by metal cage

Shared from on 11 January 2017

National chain store Wilko has been fined £2.2m after a worker was crushed and left paralysed.

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Alton Towers operator Merlin fined £5m over Smiler crash

Shared from on 27 September 2016

Alton Towers operator Merlin has been fined £5m for the crash on the Smiler rollercoaster, after it admitted breaching the Health and Safety Act.

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Injuries involving Sports Direct workers ‘above average’

Shared from on 17 August 2016

The Trade Union Shares Group says the injury rate among Sports Direct warehouse staff is "truly shocking" and must be addressed.

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Office workers must exercise for an hour a day to counter death risk

Shared from on 28 July 2016

Working in an office as bad as smoking as public told to exercise an hour a day to counter 'deadly' risk.

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Five workers killed as wall collapses at recycling plant

Shared from on 8 July 2016

Five workers were killed when they were crushed by tonnes of concrete and scrap metal at a recycling plant.

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Five workers killed as wall collapses at recycling plant

Shared from on 8 July 2016

Five workers were killed when they were crushed by tonnes of concrete and scrap metal at a recycling plant.

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Five workers killed as wall collapses at recycling plant

Shared from on 8 July 2016

Five workers were killed when they were crushed by tonnes of concrete and scrap metal at a recycling plant.

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Office cake pushers – we need less work on our plates, not sweets

Shared from on 7 July 2016

Pick-me-up chocolates and surprise sweets – cake culture at work is making it harder than ever to eat healthily

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