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Workers Injured after Falling From Height

Falls from height continue to a major cause of injury in the workplace, despite wide recognition of the risks associated with working at height and the fact that information is readily available for employers on how to manage these risks safely. 

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Can children put themselves up for adoption?

Adoption laws are sensitive and include a number of technicalities. They must take into account the rights of both children and parents, making them understandably difficult. This means that a lot of people are unaware of the complex laws which surround adoption.

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Survey Reveals Attitudes to Road Traffic Laws

New research by road safety charity IAM RoadSmart has given an interesting insight into the attitudes and concerns of drivers in the UK, and in particular their views on road safety and road traffic laws. 

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Government faces being sued for the third time for illegal levels of air pollution

The UK government is facing being sued for the third time due to the increasingly widespread levels of air pollution which are illegal. Illegal pollution in the UK is the cause of 40,000 early deaths a year.

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50 Years of Drink Driving Laws

October saw the 50th anniversary of the introduction of a maximum legal drink drive limit in the UK.

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