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Train, train and train again

April 2003
Sheila Pantry, OBE

The law says that your employer must protect your health and safety. The law also says that you must not do anything that could harm yourself or other workers. Employers and workers need to work together to make a place of work safe. Your employer must tell you:

It essential that training needs are constantly updated. It is essential that everyone is trained to do their job correctly.


You must take care of yourself and others affected by your work;

There are many authoritative and validated sources of information listed in OSHWORLD. In the Subject index you can easily find up-to-date advice and guidance on a range of topics for example from asbestos, construction work, agriculture, manufacturing through to training. And if you are looking for country specific information, then click onto the Country of your choice.

Meanwhile OSHWORLD continues to bring you news, publications, web sites that you will find useful in your daily work. Look at the latest additions to the Diary of Events and you will see plans have been made already worldwide up to 2005 to have training courses, symposiums and conferences in many places in the world on a wide range of subjects. Don't forget that on 3 November 2003 there will be a major conference on Food Safety in Europe FSE2003. On 4-5 November 2003 Eurohse2003 takes place also in London, UK. Already bookings have been made for both conferences. So do not wait until it is too late to get into these important events.

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Hope you have a zero accident and incident-free year in 2003 in your workplace.