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Berkshire Businesses Urged to Bolster Commitment to Workplace Health and Safety

Posted: January 1st, 2011

The Health and Safety Executive in the UK has urged businesses in Berkshire to redouble their commitment to improving safety in the workplace after local newspaper The Wokingham Times reported that work injuries had jumped by 25% in 2009/10.

“Employers have a legal duty to protect their workers and I would encourage them to make it their Mew Year’s Eve resolution to ensure they continue to ensure that they continue to take sensible precautions to prevent incidents in the workplace,” Mike Willock, head of operations at the HSE told the paper.

15 fatalities and 3,343 injuries were reported to the HSE in 2010.

Categories: Accident News

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