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Hazards 119, July-September 2012


FIRST BLOOD  More than 1,500 South African miners with crippling dust diseases caused by their work in Anglo American’s gold mines are demanding justice from the London-based multinational. A Hazards photofile

HSE JUST GIVES UP  The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) rarely shows its face after a major injury at work and enforcement action is for the most part history. But under a government mandated plan, there’s much worse to come. more

PAY-PER-GO  Whistleblowers can expose potentially devastating and deadly workplace safety abuses. But a mixture of hefty tribunal fees and backdoor changes to the law are set to make it easier for rogue bosses to fire anyone who speaks up. more

OUTBREAK Legionnaires' deaths expose bugs in HSE's system. more


TRASHED!  In recession-hit Britain, even if you’ve got a permanent job, you feel insecure. If you’ve got a temp job, you are permanently insecure. Hazards examines the damage caused to an increasingly disposable workforce. more


INSECURE WORK CAN KILL YOU The painful truth about Britain’s disposable workforce. poster


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