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Hazards 116, October-December 2011


Safety in the pits. Why is the death rate in Britain’s coal mines at a 50-year high? Because the industry is out of control. more

Overkill. The government is hell bent on removing workplace safety protections. It’s an obsession that will kill. more

Where’s that watchdog? As the Health and Safety Executive morphs into an increasingly virtual enforcer, Hazards reveals how to pin down the elusive regulator. more

TUC in action call. It’s time to expose, discredit and act to derail the government’s dangerous safety plans, the union body says. more


Dust up!  Thousands each year cough, wheeze, choke and then croak as a result of dust exposures at work. If the authorities won’t act, unions will. more


Deadly catch Two global union bodies have joined forces to fight for safety in the treacherous fishing industry. more


Sod you… Hazards says it with flowers. poster


News in brief, 8-15. Unions and campaigns, 24-31. International news, 32-34.



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