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Health and safety news

Health and safety news

Prospect news updates about health and safety issues

Despite the Beach Boys song, too much vibration at work can cause long-term, painful damage. Prospect has issued health and safety guidance.

Work-related stress is increasing and is one of the largest contributors to sickness absence in the civil service.

Little or no attempt has been made to match the demands on public servants with the resources allocated to deliver vital public services

Prevention, reporting and organisational cultures all have a role in health and safety.

The cost of health and safety fines has tripled in the year since the introduction of new sentencing guidelines for courts in England and Wales on 1 February 2016.