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Every Breath Counts

Do you take breathing for granted?

Most of us do I am sure – until something goes wrong that is.

When I worked as a physiotherapist in the NHS I treated many people with conditions such as lung cancer, chronic bronchitis and emphysema – helping them to breathe more easily and to get rid of the excess build-up on their lungs. 613 more words

Health And Safety Regulations

Will new BBC show demonize younger workers?

Over the last week, a growing number of commentators have raised concerns about the BBC’s new reality style TV show which is currently in production.  Titled ‘Britain’s Hardest Grafter’ the show has been criticized as Hunger Games meets Benefits Street in a number of articles appearing in… 265 more words

Drink up this summer!

By Caitlin Kehoe

There is one particular day of my life that I will never forget. I was in junior high, and it was one of the last days before summer vacation. 436 more words

Safety Blog

Kids-N-Technology STEM Camps

Science and technology jobs have the most long-term potential for young workers, but did you know you don’t have to just be into robots or computers to be in the field? 61 more words

Live At 9

Would you pay to do an internship?

There has been much debate about the issues of unpaid internships becoming part of the early career landscape across a wide range of occupations.  Indeed, party policies about limiting these became a topic during the recent UK election campaign and the campaign group… 348 more words

Safety in the Movies Television: Downton Abbey Style

By Angela Unsworth

I’m a big fan of period pieces and can spend hours watching them. When I realized the fourth season of Downton Abbey was up on Netflix, well…all my plans for the week disappeared amid a flurry of binge watching. 316 more words

Safety Blog

Stagehands' youth movement pays off with organizing win at Varsity Theater

After an organizing drive fueled by young activists and backed by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, workers at the Varsity Theater in Dinkytown have a union. 498 more words

Organizing