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Workplace stalking can cause employment problems

A campaign is being launched to try to eliminate workplace stalking in Burton-on-Trent and South Derbyshire which are areas where one in 20 people are being or have been stalked by a colleague or an ex-colleague. 199 more words

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South Wales firm fined because two workers were injured tackling a fire

Two workers suffered burns when hot material from an industrial drier hit them as they tried to tackle a fire at a factory in South Wales. 343 more words

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Health and Safety: Lucky escape for teenage apprentice who fell four metres

A court was told that a 16-year-old apprentice had a lucky escape after falling four metres through a fragile roof light at a farm in Leyburn, North Yorkshire. 366 more words

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Bolton charity given conditional discharge after child loses finger in school door

A Bolton charity has been prosecuted for safety failings after a nine-year-old boy with autism lost a finger when his left hand became trapped in a school door. 370 more words

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Human Rights: Lord Chief Justice steps into Strasbourg row

The most senior judge in England and Wales has expressed concern over the intervention of European human rights judges in a controversial extradition case involving a British terror suspect. 118 more words

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Legal Services: ‘Culture change’ needed to embrace fee-charging McKenzie friends

Fee-charging McKenzie friends increase access to justice and make up a ‘legitimate feature of the modern legal market’, according to a report published today by watchdog the Legal Services Consumer Panel. 93 more words

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EU-OSHA campaign calls on employers and workers to tackle work-related stress

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) has launched a two-year Europe wide campaign called “Healthy Workplaces Manage Stress”.

According to the agency, the prevalence of work-related stress in Europe is startling. 190 more words

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