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Hazards 153, January-March 2021


COMPLETE FAILURE Carolyn Jones and Sarah Glenister of the Institute of Employment Rights (IER) reveal how the pandemic exposed fatal flaws in the workplace safety system. more

RUBBED OUT Why did the Health and Safety Executive, faced with thousands of workplace outbreaks, back off, outsource investigations and go on an enforcement holiday? moreExecutive summary

CANNON FODDER Professor Sarah Waters looks at why better employment protection meant essential workers in France were treated better than their UK counterparts. more


IT'S FUNDAMENTAL Global unions have won a massive victory, with occupational health and safety set to become a top level ILO Fundamental Right at Work by 2022. moreFactfile


28 APRIL International Workers’ Memorial Day this year will see unions highlight the fundamental importance of occupational health and safety. A Hazards pin-up-at-work poster. A Hazards pin-up-at-work poster.


Coronavirus news, 14-17. Aiborne virus, 28-29. Low pay hazards, 30-31. Insecure work, 32-33. Mental health, 36-37. Violence at work, 38-39. News in brief, 40-43. International news, 44-45.

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