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IWMD 2017: An organised workplace is a safe workplace

In: Health and Safety, Sector News

The 28th April is International Workers’ Memorial Day the day each year when workers come together and remember those who have been killed and injured at work. The slogan for the day is “remember the dead – fight for the living”. Sadly, it is all too likely that know someone who has died at work, has been injured in the workplace or is suffering from an occupational diseases.  Read More »

Workers’ Memorial Day 2016

In: Health and Safety, Sector News

Every year more people are killed at work than in wars. Most don't die of mystery ailments, or in tragic "accidents". They die because an employer decided their safety just wasn't that important a priority. Workers’ Memorial Day (WMD) commemorates those workers. Read More »

Revealed: how stress takes it’s toll on workers in the sector

In: Health and Safety, Resources, Sector News

The Guardian is featuring a new survey on the impact of stress on workers and this is something that should be of significant interest for many working across the Community, Youth Work and Not for Profit Sector. The Clockoff survey finds "Long hours, a lack of breaks and a fraught working day are all too common for workers in the public and voluntary sectors." Read More »

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