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Recycle or face stiff penalties

New awards have been launched by City & Guilds, the UK's leading awarding body for work-related qualifications, to help prevent local authorities from falling foul of the Government's stiff recycling targets. According to new UK legislation, the Government will fine local authorities a minimum of £150 per tonne if they …

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Be ready for age discrimination legislation

The Age Partnership Group (APG) – a high profile partnership of industry bodies, government departments and employer representatives – is helping transport employers “Be Ready” for legislation on age discrimination, scheduled for October 2006. The Group, which includes members such as Federation of Small Businesses and British Chambers of Commerce, …

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Trailers secured at whisky plant

Caljan Rite-Hite has supplied a Global Wheel Lok (GWL) wheel restraint to the Scottish bottling and distribution site of famous whisky brand, Chivas Regal. The site in Paisley is the main processing plant and bottling facility for the whisky, and employs over 400 people. As a means of improving safety …

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European Noise at Work Summit

spotlights the new EU directive on noise and awards Europe’s best noise prevention cases EU policymakers, social partners and leading safety and health experts meet on 12 December 2005 in Bilbao, Spain, to see how better protect European workers from noise and to award those organisations that have already managed …

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