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Agricultural injury & illnesses.

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?

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 »