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Prospect has welcomed a debate in the House of Commons commemorating the 125th anniversary of the ‘matchgirls’ strike at the Bryant & May match factory in Bow, east London.
David Cameron has urged Qatar to improve health and safety for World Cup stadium workers, stating "everyone has a duty to insist on the best safety standards". Meanwhile UK standards are deregulated, enforcement resources cut back and rights to worker compensation reduced.
In the wake of the Bangladeshi disasters, Sarah Page blogs about the value of UK safety regulation.
4 years ago the findings of the ENA-commissioned human factors research by the Health & Safety Laboratories were released. We review progress in view of this year's Powering Improvement focus on human and organisational factors.
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