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HSE Trip Down Memory Lane by Ken R. Roberts – First published here The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 was described as "a bold and far-reaching piece of legislation" by HSE's first Director General, John Locke. It was the beginning of the 'punitive' era. In other words government started getting fair dinkum about fining ...… Discover more >>>>>

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Heat Stress - dehydration Although summer in Australia has been slow in getting started, December and January promise to be very hot and humid. Now is the time to be stressing the importance of preventing heat related stresses which can be quite insidious and hit you before any signs of symptoms. A recent article in The Department ...… Discover more >>>>>

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Office Risk Assessment Tool UK Health and Safety Executive have released a new online risk assessment tool that they claim will:  "help cut back the time it takes to weigh up the hazards in offices to just 20 minutes". The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has produced the web tool to help employers to consider relevant hazards ...… Discover more >>>>>

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