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Health and safety in a pandemic

There has been millions of words written about health and safety, some of it not too flattering, however with the arrival and management of the COVID 19 pandemic we have witnessed the strength in having good formal systems around H

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Advocacy in real time

Member feedback was a critical component of the EMA’s advocacy programme during the peak of the COVID-19. Advocacy can often be a slow moving process but the almost real-time feedback we were

Tiwai Point – an avoidable disaster

Last week Rio Tinto announced that they will be closing the Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter in August 2021. It will be interesting to see the Government’s response to this.  What is clear

What are ‘germs’?

The word ‘germ’ is a generic term for bacteria, viruses, protozoa, fungi and helminths. These are collectively known as microbes. Microbes as the word indicates, are very small and can only been

Health and safety in a pandemic

There has been millions of words written about health and safety, some of it not too flattering, however with the arrival and management of the COVID 19 pandemic we have witnessed the