Top HSE News Headlines – 31/07/2018
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AB INBEV BREWERY WORKER ‘NOT DISMISSED FOR RAISING HEALTH AND SAFETY CONCERNS
Brewing giant AB InBev has refuted claims made by the GMB Union that a former employee was fired for “raising health and safety concerns,” as members of the union are given the opportunity to vote for strike action.
Employers have been urged to ensure that the health and safety of their workforce is a priority as fatal work-related injuries and corporate fines for health and safety breaches continued to rise last year.
In today’s high-visibility-jacket, risk-assessment, best-practice Health & Safety culture, most workers in Britain have an expectation of safety when going about their daily jobs. Yet the latest figures from the Health & Safety Executive present the sobering reality.
Although I live overseas now, I have a house in Tauranga and visit my parents in Pahoia regularly. The highlight of this visit for my three boys was always the beautiful, large, swings down at the Pahoia reserve.
With health and safety at the forefront of almost every conversation surrounding farming at the moment, it’ll come as no surprise to hear about some changes brewing in our farmer’s marts.
Scottish pastry supplier Bells Food Group has been given an award for its health and safety practices.