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Agricultural injury & illnesses.

Worker mountig tilling accessory on a cultivator machine

Agricultural work can also be physically demanding and the repetitive nature of the work causes a range of health problems, including severe back pain. Around 430 000 people work in agriculture, which includes farming and use of the countryside. This is less than 1.5% of the working population, yet agriculture has one of the highest… Read more »

Have you updated your First Aid kits?

Green first kit equipment

The workplace has radically changed in the past decade, yet the standard guidance on first aid kits has remained static under the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. A review in 1997 resulted in the updated publication of An approved Code of Practice. However, after almost 15 years, it was evident that a further… Read more »