In Agriculture, forestry and fishing in 2020/21 there were 34 fatal injuries, an increase of 13 from the low of 21 seen in the previous year. The five-year average for fatal injuries in this sector is 28.
“Researchers found that parents understood safety messaging better when the picture showed the desired behavior, such as a baby in a bumper-free crib. Credit The Ohio State University
“Over 98% of all businesses in Scotland have less than 50 employees so it is critically important that they can re-open as soon as it is safe to do so.”
Employers have a duty of care for their employees and this includes ensuring they have equipment that is safe to use if they are being expected to work from home.
“Following an incident at my daughter’s school, I was recently made aware that ‘it is NOT a Legal requirement’ for all Schools to be fitted with Carbon Monoxide Detectors/Alarms.”
A trade union has called for stronger regulations for health and safety after a 74-year-old worker died