Occupational Health Assessment

mRNA vaccine

mRNA vaccine update October 2020

More progress with mRNA vaccines Concerns have lingered over the ChAdOX (“the Oxford”) vaccine candidate since pre-clinical trial data suggested it would be unlikely to provide complete protection. It appeared to provide good protection against lower-airway viral replication, but no evidence of a reduction of viral replication in nasal tissue was provided. That means the …

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Thermal imaging

Temperature screening for COVID-19

Many businesses are having to consider the logistical and legal aspects involved in bringing people back into offices and workplaces, as we start to re-open businesses following the first wave of COVID-19. HR Professionals are frequently being asked about technical solutions to help manage risks, from online risk assessments, to non-contact thermometers and heat-detection cameras …

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Hand arm vibration syndrome

Car company fined £140,000

Car dealership fined £140,000 Company fined heavily following poor occupational health advice A UK car dealership has been fined £140,000 at Sheffield Crown Court, following breaches of health and safety laws and poor practices by the company’s retained occupational health provider. Motor sales company, Perrys Motor Sales Ltd (PMS) and Occupational Health & Safety Consultants, S …

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