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Apr 13 2007

A Modern Epidemic

A MODERN EPIDEMIC Across the UK obesity rates have almost quadrupled in the last 25 years. According to a study by the National Audit Office, 22% of adult Britons are obese and three-quarters are overweight. Read Full story

Dec 01 2006

Forthcoming FREE 'Get Focused' Guides

We have had an overwhelming response to our FREE guide ‘Get Focused: A Guide to Manual Handling’ publication so we are delighted to announce that this instalment will be joined in the new year with a ‘Guide to Managing Violence and Aggression’ and, later, with a ‘Guide to Health and Safety’ counterpart. Read Full story

Oct 05 2006

Independent Homecare Provider Fined £90,00 after Moving & Handling Fatality

An Independent Homecare Provider has been fined £90,000 and ordered to pay £19,247 costs to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in a prosecution by the HSE, after being found guilty at a hearing at Southwark Crown Court of an offence as provided by Section 33(1)(a) of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, following the death of 95-year-old woman in their care. Read Full story

Sep 18 2006

EDGE Achieves Endorsement

We are proud to announce that EDGE Services has been successful in achieving endorsement from the College of Occupational Therapists for all of our people and children handling training courses. Read Full story

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