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Let’s kick bullying out of the workplace

This week is Anti-bullying week. Although the related activities are predominantly aimed at schools, unfortunately harassment and bullying remain a serious issue in both day-to-day life and the workplace. Harassment and bullying can come in many forms, ranging from unnecessary remarks to unwanted physical contact and verbal abuse. This can lead to the recipient experiencing anxiety […]

Galvanizing company prosecuted after employee fatally injured

Hereford Galvanizers Limited, a company that undertakes hot dip galvanizing for the corrosion protection of steelwork, has been fined after an employee was fatally injured. Kidderminster Magistrates’ Court heard that, an employee was operating an overhead crane adjacent to the molten zinc bath, when a tubular steel brace exploded during galvanizing, causing it to ‘rocket’ […]