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sexual harassment in the workplace

Gender segregation contributes to sexual harassment in the workplace

Individuals who form the gender minority at work are more likely to experience sexual harassment in the workplace and leave the job.
firearms, cause of death

Firearms are the main cause of death for children in the US

Firearms are now the leading cause of death for children and adolescents, predominantly from homicide – surpassing motor vehicle death rates.
food safety, raw chicken

Food safety: Over 25% of people cook with raw chicken

Over a quarter of study participants contaminate salad with raw chicken – not washing surfaces efficiently or cooking chicken properly can pose great threats to food safety.
healthcare-associated infections 

Healthcare-associated infections: Cleanliness goes hand in hand with safety

John Brill from Nilfisk outlines how strategic cleaning regimes can support the critical need to ensure healthcare environments provide the highest standards of cleanliness in the fight to prevent healthcare-associated infections.
alcohol technology, wearable sensors

Wearable technology can detect and control drinking habits

Wearable sensors can help detect when heavy drinking consumption can lead to negative consequences, by measuring levels of intoxication through the skin .
drink testing kit

UK Government has “no plans” to introduce free drink testing kits to combat spiking

Flooded by reports of sudden rises in drink spike numbers, the public have been calling on the government to enact change and protect women on nights out
hate speech warning

Potential warnings feature designed to help curb hate speech on Twitter

Research shows that providing twitter users with warnings of potential consequences of spreading hate speech, results in a decrease in hateful language
care leavers

Out of care and into housing: Providing safe spaces to young care leavers

Harri Helvon-Hardy, Founder and CEO of FABRIC, explores the unique needs of vulnerable young care leavers and looks at how local authorities and communities could have a positive impact on young people.
banned from drinking

Offenders banned from drinking in crime prevention measure

Offenders being released from prison are now to be banned from drinking alcohol under new world-first plans, aiming to prevent crimes committed under the influence.
safety of women

The £5 million investment improving women’s safety at night

The Safety of Women at Night Fund will award up to £5 million to organisations looking to protect women in public spaces at night through safety initiatives.
natural hazards

Promoting the safety, security, and economic well-being of the U.S.

Open Access Government explore why it is important for the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to conduct scientific research and development regarding the Earth and its everchanging processes.
encryption

Online Safety Bill poses threats to encryption

Robin Wilton, director for Internet Trust at Internet Society, discusses why governments and the private sector pose threats to encrypted communications.
safety standards

Schools need Gov approved cleaning procedures & clear safety standards

Graham Mimms, Hygiene Aviation Expert and co-founder of Safe Surface Sensor, explains why the only way to stop a future health crisis is to ensure we have strict hygiene policies in place.
assistive AI

Public safety and smart cities: How assistive AI will help

Jack Williams, Strategic Product Manager – AI & Analytics, Hexagon’s Safety & Infrastructure division, explores how assistive artificial intelligence (AI) will help public safety and smart cities of the future.
Online Safety Bill

Online Safety Bill fails to protect society’s most vulnerable from malicious scammers

Charlie Shakeshaft, CEO of Individual Protection Solutions, reacts to the new Online Safety bill, acknowledging the pros and cons, and what more needs to be done by the government to ensure people are adequately protected online.
pandemic rules

Over half of hospitality employees call for pandemic rules to become permanent

A recent survey conducted by Solopress, reveals that 66% of hospitality employees want COVID-19 rules in their workplace to remain permanent .
fires oregon

What is causing the raging wildfires in Oregon, California and Washington?

The climate crisis has caused wildfires to rage across Oregon, California and Washington causing tens of thousands to flee their homes and has resulted in over 30 deaths.
Street harassment school

Schoolgirls demand street harassment awareness to be taught in schools

As children head back to schools this week, a group of schoolgirls are demanding that street harassment is made a mandatory topic taught in lessons.
transport health and safety

Back to School: How to handle transport health and safety the right way

James Horseman, Company Director of Horseman Coaches explores how transport health and safety can be handled the right way as students begin to go back to school.
commute to work

Does an employer’s duty of care extend to commuting to work?

Lucy Lewis and Shalina Crossley of Lewis Silkin, provide guidance to employers on how far their duty of care covers risks to employees during their commute to work.

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