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Over 6300 people die each day from work-related accidents or diseases – that’s nearly 2.3million every year.

Over two million suffer illnesses caused by, or made worse by, their work.

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Brexit: Where does this leave UK EHS Legislation?

On the 23rd June 2016, 17,410,742 people in the United Kingdom voted to the leave the European Union. Having been a member since 1975, the UK now needs to invoke Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to formally begin the negotiations to leave the EU. 1,075 more words

Compliance Management

ISO 45001 Will Proceed to Second Draft International Standard

The highly awaited international standard ISO 45001 for occupational health & safety has suffered a slight set back but this delay should be seen as an opportunity to refine and improve upon the draft standard. 177 more words

ISO Standards

Heat in the Workplace: Assessing the Risk

While the weather here in the UK might have taken a slight turn for the worse, we have – if only on the calendar – officially marked the start of British summertime and in month alone, it might be timely to revisit temperature in the workplace and examine how this can affect staff health and productivity – remembering the old boy scout motto it’s best to ‘be prepared’….! 1,872 more words

Health And Safety Regulations

DRM: Need for a comprehensive BCP

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Background Review

24th April 2016, the collapse of Rana Plaza garment factory complex, the deadliest industrial accident in the history of Bangladesh, marked its 3rd anniversary. 1,459 more words

Businesses & Organizations

ISO 45001 Publication Delayed

The first Draft International Standard (DIS) of ISO 45001 was published in January 2016. The participating National Standards Bodies were balloted on the draft standard between 12th February and the 12th May. 188 more words

ISO Standards

Increased Emphasis on Clauses 8.3, 8.4 & 8.5 in ISO/DIS 45001

One in a series of occasional blogs on ISO/DIS 45001 Occupational health and safety management system.

Clause 8.3: Outsourcing; Clause 8.4: Procurement; Clause 8.5: Contractors… 1,121 more words

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