East Midlands MEP demands better protection for workers against medical sharps injuries

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Glenis Willmott has called for further action to tackle medical sharps injuries across the EU. These injuries, including needle-stick injuries, can lead to diseases such as Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV.

East Midlands MEP, Glenis Willmott, said:

“There are …

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Local MEP calls for further EU legislation to save the lives of thousands of workers

Today is International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD) and the UN’s World Day for Safety at Work. This marks a time for us to pay our respects to the 100, 000 people across the EU and 2 million people worldwide who …

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Coalition Are on the Wrong Track – Again

After cutting planning regulation last week, the Government announced on Monday that they’re now turning their attention to health and safety legislation.  This has been in the Tories sights for a long time, and now they are continuing their …

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Time to end the myths about EU health and safety laws. Lives and livelihoods depend on it

EU laws often get a bad rep.

Sometimes, just as with national laws, the criticism is deserved. For example, you won’t see me defending the EU Treaty rule which forces MEPs to decamp toStrasbourg every month, at great cost to …

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