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first_img Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article This week’s Occupational Health newsH&S website for SMEs Trade union Unison has launched a health and safety website for small andmedium-sized employers (SMEs) in the community and voluntary sectors. The site,www.healthandsafetyinfo.org.uk,aims to give free, simple and practical information, and provides links toUnison and Health and Safety Executive publications and guidance. Sun damage warning With more people than ever heading to the sun this winter, the charityCancer Research UK has warned the public to beware of the dangers of the sun.It warns that exposing skin that has been under wraps all autumn to a suddenburst of binge-sunbathing can be a major risk factor for malignant melanoma,the most deadly form of the disease. Health observatory The University of York is to provide one of the Government’s nine regionalpublic health ‘observatories’, designed to help improve the health of thepopulation. The observatories are being established in each NHS region toprovide a clearer picture of health and its inequalities. The university willplay host to the York-shire and Humber Public Health Observatory. Line managers’ guide Practitioners wanting a copy of Mind Out for Mental Health’s Line Managers’Resource, can call 0870 443 0930. Alternatively, e-mail [email protected] or downloadit from the website, www.mindout.net NewsOn 1 Nov 2003 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more