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Calls for Life-Saving Technologies to be Fitted to Cars as Standard

All new cars should have a variety of life-saving technologies fitted as standard, including automated emergency braking, intelligent speed assistance and intelligent seatbelt reminders in all seats.

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Improving Health and Safety in the Waste and Recycling Sector

The issue of health and safety in the waste and recycling sector has been subject to scrutiny recently, after the Health and Safety (HSE) announced it would be beginning a programme of unannounced inspections of sites across the country.

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Concern over Latest Drink Driving Casualty Figures

The Department for Transport (DfT) has published its final estimates for the number of people killed in road traffic accidents in Great Britain in 2015 where at least one driver was over the drink drive limit.

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HSE Reveals Workplace Fatality Numbers

A recent statistical release from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has given an insight into the number of work-related fatalities in 2016/17, as well as the number of people known to have died from the asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma in 2015.

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Changes in whiplash reform means potential cheaper insurance payments

The Ministry of Justice decided in November, after months of deliberating that they would be introducing a consultation on reforms to whiplash insurance claim. The move was welcomed by a number of insurance firms and those working in the industry, however it has been met with opposition by those who say it will deter people with legitimate claims from being able to make a claim.

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