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Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome: Managing the Risk

Hand-arm vibration stems from the regular use of hand-held power tools. It causes painful and disabling disorders of the nerves, joints and blood vessels leading to tingling and numbness and eventually a loss of sensation in the hands and fingers and an inability to grip objects. Fines handed out by the HSE for failings related to HAVS are known to reach six figures, demonstrating that this is a problem that is taken exceptionally seriously. Employers can take the following steps in order to mitigate the risks associated with HAVS.
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Road Crash Index – How you Can Help Support this Vital Campaign to Reduce Road Deaths

Over 250,000 people have been killed or seriously injured on Britain’s roads in the past 10 years: that’s more than 70 people every day. Furthermore, £36 billion is lost in road crashes every year representing 2 per cent of GDP: that’s more than the country spends on GP services and primary schooling combined. These statistics are unacceptably high, which is precisely why the Road Crash Index was developed. The Index is part of a collaborative campaign between Ageas UK and the Road Safety Foundation. It aims to reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured on Britain’s roads to zero.
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Buildings Reinstatement Value: Why Getting it Right is Crucial

If your property was to be completely wiped out due to a fire or some other disaster, could you safely say your buildings insurance would sufficiently cover you for the full reinstatement and rebuild costs? The importance of getting it right when it comes to buildings reinstatement value cannot be over-emphasised. Yet it is one of the most common errors made when insuring a building.
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