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Rospa (Royal Society for Prevention of Accidents)

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Edgbaston Park
353 Bristol Road
Edgbaston, Birmingham
B5 7ST

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Article archive for Rospa (Royal Society for Prevention of Accidents);

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HSE strategy finds dissenter 17 June 2009

The Health and Safety Executive's five-year plan, launched earlier this month has been broadly welcomed, with organisations such as the TUC, RoSPA and the CBI all pledging their support to the new strategy. However, there is one campaign group that does not agree and is complaining that the strategy falls short of expectations. ...

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In global markets charity does not always start at home 01 April 2009

A British charity has geared up to offer training for an internationally-recognised safety management qualification which promotes high standards of accident and ill health prevention in all employment sectors in all parts of the world. ...

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Waste management industry advised to brush-up on safety 19 March 2009

Waste management workers will be urged not to recycle poor health and safety practices at a Royal Society for the Prevention for Accidents (RoSPA) conference on April 29th 2009. RoSPA is hosting the full-day Health and Safety in Waste Management conference, supported by WAMITAB (Waste Management Industry Training and Advisory Board) to give sector professionals the chance to explore the latest developments – like the new Health and Safety Offences Act - and gain practical advice....

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Call for health and safety overhaul 17 March 2009

A British safety charity has strongly criticised the Health and Safety Executive suggesting that the government agency is undervaluing the contribution of thousands of safety professionals working in industry. A significant reduction in needless harm and easily preventable suffering would result if the UK’s health and safety system underwent a radical overhaul, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents has told a Health and Safety Executive consultation. ...

Accident data breakthrough 26 January 2009

Safety organisations have welcomed a significant step towards the reinstatement of injury data collection across the UK after research found a lack of information was hampering efforts to save lives and reduce injuries. ...

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First applications invited in major safety scholarship scheme 19 January 2009

Researchers looking into safety and accident prevention can now apply for funding through a £500,000 scholarship scheme established by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents. The scheme has been launched following a bequest from BNFL (British Nuclear Fuels) which will fund two to three scholarships a year for a decade, including for example, PhDs and shorter research projects. ...

RoSPA director awarded MBE in New Year Honours List 07 January 2009

Janice Cave, the Director of Public Affairs at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, has been awarded the MBE. Cave, who has worked for Birmingham-based RoSPA for 32 years, was featured in the New Year Honours List for services to health and safety....

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Manufacturing and engineering safety awards plea 25 November 2008

Businesses and organisations in the manufacturing and engineering industries should start preparing now for the 2009 RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards to be sure they can meet the entry deadline. Around 190 businesses in the manufacturing and engineering services industries were honoured at this year’s awards out of a total of 1,500 winners - a record for the awards programme, which has been running for more than 50 years and is the leading scheme of its type. ...

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Safety must be balanced to protect freedom 20 November 2008

The Chief Executive of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents has said people need to be given the correct information so that they can decide for themselves what risks they want to take. A quest for “absolute safety” was not feasible and would come at a cost to freedom, Tom Mullarkey said in his report to RoSPA’s annual meeting. ...

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Accident figures needed 18 November 2008

A major RoSPA conference has opened with an update on efforts to sort out the "sorry mess" that is the recent history of gathering home and leisure accident data in the UK. ...