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Health and safety news

Prospect news updates about health and safety issues

Neil Hope-Collins who works for the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and is a member of the Prospect National Executive Committee (NEC) spoke in the debate on the future of regulation.

Prospect has secured compensation for a retired member who was diagnosed with mesothelioma in July 2016 and died in May 2017.

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