Risks of speed dating
Talk about rebound………he started to email me and call several times per day and because I am not the “rebound” girl, I slowed things down and poof!
Government plans to change the rules for compensation claims would make it much more difficult for workers to get the money to which they are entitled when an employer’s negligence injures them or makes them ill, the TUC has said.
Construction union UCATT, which represents hundreds of motorway maintenance staff, has condemned government plans to allow motorists to speed up to 60mph within motorway roadworks. The families of firefighters Geoff Wicker and Brian Wembridge, killed in the Marlie Farm blaze on 3 December 2006, and seven other emergency services personnel injured in the incident have finally received compensation payments. Britain could slash environmental and safety regulations on imported products after it leaves the European Union (EU), a Conservative MP has suggested. Britain’s information commissioner has reopened the file on construction industry blacklisting amid fears that the life-destroying practice is still taking place. Michael O’Brien, 45, was killed on 27 April 2011, while helping set up the fun fair run by Stevens Amusements Ltd. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard how a worker was servicing a large delivery truck and repairing the driver’s access rope for the cab when he fell, striking his head and losing consciousness. The worker suffered several injuries, spending ten days in hospital after a 9.5m fall from a tower scaffold while cleaning a former lift shaft in September 2014. “But what we see here is policy-based evidence-making.” Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) translation of 29 November 2016 article from Le Monde. Logistic companies are risking lives by getting seafarers to lash and unlash ships’ cargoes at the dock side, a job normally reserved for specially trained dock workers. A 10 December global day of action by workers at the building materials multinational Lafarge Holcim will, unions hope, provide a renewed focus on the company’s safety and labour rights abuses. Refuse workers’ union GMB is calling for a crackdown on the scourge of dangerous driving its says is responsible for high death rates in the sector. The 29 November lobby heard Labour’s John Mc Donnell say many of those firefighters who had died in the line of duty “would still be alive” if politicians had listened to FBU concerns over cuts. Growing worries about safety at work and a decline in passenger service and safety standards on London Underground are behind a vote in favour of industrial action by customer service assistants on the Tube. Tube union RMT has said ‘serious consideration’ should be given to closing the Piccadilly line until its antiquated and broken trains are made safe. Rail firm Southern’s efforts to roll out driver-only trains have received a further blow with train drivers announcing nine days of strike action.
A fairground company has been convicted of a criminal safety offence after an employee was run over and killed while setting up a ride. The national truck, bus and plant division of Volvo has been fined £900,000 after one of its workers fell and suffered life-threatening head injuries. London Underground has been fined £500,000 after a maintenance worker was injured in a disused station at South Kentish Town. HSE news release, machine maintenance webpages and metalworking guide. Stafford Crown Court heard how during the unloading of a heavy electrical panel from the back of a lorry at Radwell International Limited, the panel fell, trapping him on the ground across the forks of the forklift truck. “This should be a science-based procedure – so evidence-based policy-making,” said Axel Singhofen, an adviser to the Greens-European Free Alliance in the European Parliament. Around 200 FBU activists have taken the union safety campaign for greater professional standards in the fire and rescue service to parliament.
Next, something I know (and have stated repeatedly) about men – of all ages: We do what we want. Which means that even if many widowers throw themselves into new relationships because of their tremendous loneliness, THIS one seems to be functioning more like your basic super-successful middle-aged man. You can give him an extra-wide berth because he’s newly single, but be forewarned: a man who is newly single (and is keeping a little distance) is probably going to want to get a greater sampling of what’s available instead of diving right back into commitment.
If he were lonely and desperate to get married, I’d feel better about your chances, but he’s not.
I want to be sure that I am getting my needs met and that I’m not just a “rebound” for him. Dear Karen, One thing I know about widowers, followed by two things I know about men.
Widowers are QUICK to rebound, to a point of being unseemly.
So when a woman survives her husband, she’s got a circle of friends from the neighborhood, from work, from her card game, from her book club, from her salsa classes. Regardless, he dictates the terms of the relationship based on HIS needs and schedule. To his credit, he’s taking things slow, to avoid diving into another serious relationship that he may end up regretting. Government safety inspectors have been asked to investigate the possible danger arising from delivery drivers working six days a week and who have been asked if they are also willing to work Sundays.” The Guardian. A judicial review of the way the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) operates its controversial Fee for Intervention (FFI) scheme will be heard at the Royal Courts of Justice on 10 and . A council has been fined after a worker was left with permanent health damage after being diagnosed with hard arm vibration syndrome (HAVS). The £1.75m fine handed out to energy firm Scottish Power Generation (SPG) after a worker was scalded at Longannet Power Station has been reduced by £550,000 at the High Court of Justiciary, Scotland’s supreme court. An independent systematic survey of the Bangladeshi garment factories used by members of Walmart’s Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, whose members also include global retailers Gap and Target, has concluded the factories have so far failed to implement key safety renovations by their own mandated deadlines. Prison officers cut short a 24-hour safety protest on 15 November after the government obtained a High Court injunction against the action. The union says construction “is blighted by the inhumanity of the industry towards the workers”. Firefighters and vehicles were targeted in incidents in south Wales, Salford, West Yorkshire and Essex, marring the 5 November celebrations; crews in Scotland also had missiles and fireworks thrown at them. Interim results of Usdaw’s Freedom From Fear survey show that nearly half of shopworkers have been verbally abused and a quarter have been threatened. HSE statistics webpages and summary statistics 2015/2016, latest cost estimates and work-related ill-health estimates. Amazon delivery drivers regularly work illegal hours, with time pressures so extreme some are forced speed and to urinate and defecate in their vans, a BBC investigation has claimed.