Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

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Name: Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 57 mins ago - 2 reports

When the clocks change: 10 things you didn't know

More on the clocks going back at the end of British Summer TimeLight levels have a real impact on our health and wellbeing. Many of use feel a lowering of mood when the clocks go back, as we're exposed to less daylight. Our bodies need light to act as ... [Published Allaboutyou.com - 13 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Row over new drink driving limit for Scotland

The drink-drive limit on Scotland’s roads will being lowered in time for the festive season.Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill said yesterday that plans to cut the blood alcohol limit from 80mg in every 100ml of to 50mg would be in place from December ... [Published Press and Journal - 5 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

UK clocks could soon tick in time with rest of Europe

The UK could soon tick in time with the rest of Europe if plans to change the time zone are approved.Ahead of the clocks going back later tonight, MPs and academics are backing the move to switch to the same time as central Europe.They claim the extra ... [Published itv.com - 9 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 7 reports

Scottish drink-drive limit to be slashed in time for Christmas

The drink-drive limit is set to be cut in Scotland just before Christmas, meaning motorists who have a pint of beer or glass or wine could be breaking the law. The move would bring Scotland in line with much of Europe, but put it at odds with the rest ... [Published The Independent - 20 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

It's about time - but why do we turn the clocks back?

The clocks go back on Saturday night - marking the arrival of winter. But what's wrong with a little less light at the start of the day and a little more in the early evening?The UK goes into its traditional five-month hibernation from this weekend when ... [Published Channel 4 - 22 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Ford wins AA deal

Around 85,000 AA driving school learners a year will be at the wheel of Britain’s most popular cars, the Ford Fiesta and Ford Focus.Ford’s exclusive supply agreement with AA driving school, originally struck in 1998, has been extended for a further three ... [Published BodyShop - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Night time driver warning as clocks go back

The research commissioned by the Eyecare Trust showed that a quarter of motorists (25 per cent) admitted they had trouble focusing at night whilst 43 per cent said that objects appeared blurred when driving after dark. Almost three quarters (73 per cent) ... [Published New Car Net - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Daylight saving time explained

Why do we turn the clocks back?The clocks go forward in spring and back in autumn to gain as much daylight during ‘waking hours’ as possible. This weekend we regain an hour of daylight in the morning that we have lost as a result of the evenings drawing ... [Published BT.com - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Safety on the road: Ensure your employees have taken the right precautions

Home » Featured 24 October 2014No CommentPosted by Guest ContributorEmployees who spend extended time on the road are susceptible to a range of hazards that the average desk-bound worker seldom encounters. And although an employer cannot spend every hour ... [Published Daily Contributor - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Scotland 'could switch time zones'

Scotland could be moved to Central European Time in the name of improved road safety, according to a charity.The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has "invited" William Hague to look at allowing Scotland to change its time zone as ... [Published BT.com - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Charlie, six, splits head open in Leeds soft play area fall

A mum has spoken of her horror after her son split his head open when he fell from equipment in a soft play area.Six-year-old Charlie Gillingham was playing on the monkey bars during a friend’s birthday at Little Bees Play centre in Whinmoor when he fell ... [Published Yorkshire Evening Post - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Port of Tyne safety win

23 Oct 2014The Port of Tyne was awarded a 'Gold' award for its health and safetyThe UK’s Port of Tyne has received a Gold Award in the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2014.The annual awards scheme ... [Published Maritime Journal - Oct 23 2014]

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Row over new drink driving limit for Scotland [Published Press and Journal - 5 hours ago]
'Edging toward the EU exit?' [Published BBC - 8 hours ago]
UK clocks could soon tick in time with rest of ... [Published itv.com - 9 hours ago]
When the clocks change: 10 things you didn't know [Published Allaboutyou.com - 13 hours ago]
Drink-drive limit to be cut in time for Christmas [Published The Scotsman - 14 hours ago]
Clocks Change 2014: When and Why do the Clocks ... [Published International Business Times UK - 14 hours ago]
Scottish drink-drive limit to be slashed in tim... [Published The Independent - 20 hours ago]
Drink drive limit reduction applauded [Published Third Force News - 21 hours ago]
It's about time - but why do we turn the clocks... [Published Channel 4 - 22 hours ago]
Scotland to cut drink drive limit in time for C... [Published Mail Online UK - 22 hours ago]
Ford wins AA deal [Published BodyShop - 23 hours ago]
Night time driver warning as clocks go back [Published New Car Net - Oct 24 2014]
Daylight saving time explained [Published BT.com - Oct 24 2014]
Safety on the road: Ensure your employees have ... [Published Daily Contributor - Oct 24 2014]
Ford wins new three-year AA deal [Published FleetWorld - Oct 24 2014]
Scotland 'could switch time zones' [Published BT.com - Oct 24 2014]
New legislation introduced to cut Scotland$s dr... [Published Road Safety GB - Oct 24 2014]
Scotland to lower drink-drive limit in time for... [Published Motoring Research - Oct 24 2014]
Drink-drive limit to be reduced before Christmas [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Oct 24 2014]
Charlie, six, splits head open in Leeds soft pl... [Published Yorkshire Evening Post - Oct 24 2014]
Scotland to reduce drink-drive limit [Published BBC - Oct 24 2014]
The clocks go back on Sunday. But is it time fo... [Published Irish Times - Oct 24 2014]
Port of Tyne safety win [Published Maritime Journal - Oct 23 2014]
22/10/2014 : RoSPA HOSTS FORUM TO MAKE OCCUPATI... [Published Noodls - Oct 22 2014]
Child safety: 10 things you need to know [Published MumsNet - Oct 22 2014]
Occupational road safety seminar [Published Driving for Better Business - Oct 22 2014]
Time for change says MP [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 21 2014]
Surviving the cold snap [Published Education Business - Oct 20 2014]
20/10/2014 : IN SEARCH OF SOLUTIONS TO THE HEAL... [Published Noodls - Oct 20 2014]
KAFCO forecast 100 percent profits' rise [Published Kuwait News Agency - Oct 19 2014]
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CBRE Tops Responsible Business Rankings [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 16 2014]
CBRE recognized for numerous milestones by Newsweek, Forbes, EPA, CDP, and more SOURCE: CBRE Group, Inc. DESCRIPTION: Read the  CBRE 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report Being known as a responsible business is an essential element of our brand ...
Odebrecht Is a Winner in the RoSPa Awards 2014 [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Aug 15 2014]
CORAL GABLES, FL--(Marketwired - Aug 15, 2014) - Odebrecht USA is among the winners in the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2014. Odebrecht will receive its award at the Bronze level during ...
Foster Wheeler Receives Seventh Successive Orde... [Published EON Environment - Jun 10 2014]
ZUG, Switzerland--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that the UK subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded, for the seventh successive year, the prestigious Order of Distinction ...
Foster Wheeler Receives Seventh Successive Orde... [Published EON Energy - Jun 10 2014]
ZUG, Switzerland--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that the UK subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded, for the seventh successive year, the prestigious Order of Distinction ...
Foster Wheeler Receives Seventh Successive Orde... [Published EON Manufacturing - Jun 10 2014]
ZUG, Switzerland--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that the UK subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded, for the seventh successive year, the prestigious Order of Distinction ...
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Outokumpu’s rod mill in Sheffield wins RoSPA oc... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - May 14 2014]
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