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Fracking compensation payouts

 30th Jun 2013

Companies set to extract shale gas in the UK are expected to offer communities local to the exploratory drilling facilities sums of £100,000 and those next to production sites will receive 1% of…

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Supreme Court indicates that the MOD has a duty of care on the battlefield to combatants as claimants are given the go ahead to take their compensation claims forward.

 13th Jun 2013

The UK Supreme Court has this morning issued a judgement on its case of Smith and others v The Ministry of Defence [2013] UKSC 41 which has arisen out of the death of three and the serious i…

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Exposure to carcinogens and asthmagens in the surface engineering industry.

 24th May 2013

The HSE has recently undertaken some research which aimed to investigate whether repeat Biological Monitoring over a period of time could be used to help to drive sustainable improvements in the expos…

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Regulations introduced by the HSE aimed to prevent needle stick injuries in the workplace.

 20th May 2013

The HSE has recently introduced 'The Health and Safety (Sharp Instruments in Healthcare) Regulations', which will come into effect later this month. The regulations which employers to effectively cont…

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Queen unveils new Asbestos-related mesothelioma compensation scheme

 13th May 2013

The Queens Speech last week unveiled a new scheme purporting to help those suffering from asbestos-related mesothelioma. The scheme, outlined in The Mesothelioma Bill, will be available to those victi…

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New advice on usage of cut off saws issued by the HSE and Highways Agency.

 11th Apr 2013

The HSE and the Highways agency have collaborated to produce a new guide on ways to mitigate one's exposure to respirable crystalline silica, a fine particle dust that is often released when cutting i…

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