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Rubbed out
HSE bosses are the only ones that think it's doing a good job Why did the Health and Safety Executive, faced with thousands of workplace outbreaks, back off, outsource investigations and go on an enforcement holiday?
Hazards 153, January-March 2021 • Full report • Executive summary

Complete failure
Fatal consequences of an expendable worker cultureCarolyn Jones and Sarah Glenister of the Institute of Employment Rights (IER) reveal how the pandemic exposed fatal flaws in the workplace safety system.
Hazards 153, January-March 2021

Cannon fodder
Covid 19 and deadly work: The UK and France compared Professor Sarah Waters looks at why better employment protection meant essential workers in France were treated better than their UK counterparts.
Hazards 153, January-March 2021

It's fundamental
Making work safety an ILO Fundamental Right at WorkGlobal unions have won a massive victory, with occupational health and safety set to become a top level ILO Fundamental Right at Work by 2022.
Hazards 153, January-March 2021Factfile

28 April
No-one should suffer or die to make a living 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.

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