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The HSE published its fatalities statistics yesterday. They can be found at http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/hse-releases-annual-workplace-fatality-figu...
Many braved the rain to hear of loved ones who had been lost, and others around the world killed and injured by work, and what needs be done to bring the terrible toll down in future.
This is a local story, strangely, as WMHT member Neil Vernon was one of a delegation of trade unionists who went to Qatar to find out more about the stories of exploitation and virtual slavery of immigrant workers building a stadium for the World Cup, amongst other projects.
The TUC has produced guidance on workplace fire safety following the Grenfell Tower tragedy.