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vrijdag 12 januari 2018

This week's news, advice and information from HSE

Your weekly dose of news and information from HSE

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Weekly Digest eBulletin


Headlines this week

Here is a selection of stories that have been making health and safety news over the past seven days...


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Help workers Go Home Healthy this January 

January can bring greater workloads, longer hours and wintry conditions... 

As part of HSE's Go Home Healthy campaign, why not take a look at our top tips for businesses to tackle the risks of stress and MSDs during the busy January period?

 

Work-related stress led to the loss of 12.5 million working days last year. Excessive pressure and demands at work can cause stress and lead to chronic physical and mental health conditions. 

 

Find out more about what you can do to tackle the risks of work-related stress.


Exposure to asbestos a major risk on farms

Most farms carry out some building work - make sure you are tackling the risks of asbestos.

Exposure to asbestos remains a major risk on farms. Most carry out some building work, from dismantling and re-erecting entire buildings to dealing with asbestos. 


Proper controls must be put into place. Read our short guide to managing asbestos in premises


For more on building work in agriculture, visit our website.


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Make sure winter is working for your business

With more wintry weather forecast, make sure you're up to date with how the temperature in your workplace can affect employees... 

Whether it is clarification on minimum working temperatures, information on cold stress or guidance on outdoor working, there are plenty of issues to consider at this time of year.


Our website has answers on a host of temperature-related issues.


Upcoming training courses and events

We've a wide variety of training courses and workshops for you to take part in this year.

A selection of some of our upcoming courses are below. Follow the links for details, or to book:


See a full list of upcoming courses


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