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    6 ways to make staff feel safer

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    Only one in three workers feel safe in their own workplace due to steps taken by their employer. That’s according to a survey commissioned by security systems provider Expert Security UK, which polled 2,000 people with the question ‘has your employer taken actions to ensure you feel safe in the workplace,’ with an overwhelming response […]

    Could the bacteria on your desk kill you?

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    Do you really know how clean your work desk is? On a bacterial level, could your desk kill you? Vincenzo Ferrara finds out more… We spend on average a staggering 90,000 hours in our life time at work. It has become more common than ever for people to work at an office, sat at a […]

    Three quarters of office workers suffer injuries thanks to their job

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    It appears that office life is taking its toll on Brits, as almost three quarters of employees blame aches, pains and other injuries on their work. The list of work-related ailments is a long one, with 43% regularly complaining of eye strain and 32% suffering with severe headaches, leading to a quarter of office staff […]

    Brits reveal their most embarrassing office accidents

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    Kit Out My Office, an online retailer of office furniture, has compiled a list of the most embarrassing office accidents. To produce the list, the firm asked 2,243 office workers across the UK to share either their own accident or ones they’ve witnessed. By their very nature, accidents happen unexpectedly and unintentionally. However, Kit Out […]

    Work-related driving accidents kill 541 people in 2016

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    According to the latest Road Casualties Report from the Department for Transport (DfT), 541 people were killed in collisions involving a work-related driving accident in 2016. In addition, 4,822 were seriously injured and more than 40,000 were slightly injured. Venson Automotive Solutions highlights the need for SMEs to focus on the safety of their vehicles […]

    A journey less perilous

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    PAs are responsible for overseas travel and event management – yet risk and security management remains a grey area. David Curran, Director of Edson Tiger, advises how to deal with such arrangements Why now? The world is becoming a more complex and challenging place for business travellers and those organising events overseas. At the same […]

    Not enough sleep: A third of Brits admit to nodding off in the workplace

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    A new study shows millions of employees are so tired at work from a lack of sleep they’re unable to do their job safely, while a third of bushed Brits admit they’ve fallen asleep at work. The research, which polled 2000 British workers, was commissioned by injury law specialist Accident Advice Helpline. It shows one […]

    Work-related illness costs the UK £14.1 billion

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    The latest figures from the Health and Safety Executive reveal that 1.3 million people suffered from a work-related illness in 2015/2016, costing the UK economy a staggering £14.1 billion. According to the statistics, a total of 30.4 million working days were lost to illness and injury. Of the 1.3 million workers affected, half a million […]

    The five-minute travel safety game every corporate traveller should play

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    Travel managers finding it tough to keep travel safety training interesting now have a brand new resource at their fingertips – an online quiz designed to test the knowledge of even the most well travelled employee. The five-minute ‘Travel Wise’ game, created by the team at beTravelwise, invites corporate travellers to test – and refresh […]

    Survey reveals unsafe working conditions in the UK

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    Unsafe and unsanitary working conditions are putting the health of millions of British workers in serious danger, according to a new report by Hayward Baker. Researchers carried out an in-depth study into the working conditions of Britain’s offices, shops, factories, warehouses and building sites – and discovered a staggering 69% of British workers – 21 million […]


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