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Pregnant women should no longer be told not to eat raw or lightly cooked eggs

Pregnant women should no longer be told not to eat raw or lightly cooked eggs, a safety committee has recommended.  The risk of salmonella from UK eggs produced to Lion code or equivalent standards should be considered “very low”, the Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food said. It said this meant eggs could be served …

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Protecting Your Workers

Slips and trips are often seen as comical but they are a leading cause of accidents. The recent Supreme Court decision re-emphasises employers’ duty to protect workers including those who work out in the community. The UK’s highest Civil Court has ruled that an employer was liable for the injuries of a home care assistant …

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Housing Trust fined after worker sustains life-changing injuries

New Charter Housing Trust has been fined £140,000 after a worker’s hand was struck by a ride-on mower’s blade and his thumb and forefinger had to be amputated. The 24-year-old from Stockport also sustained several broken bones in the accident. The worker was driving a ride-on mower with a grass box attached. When the chute …

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