Workplace safety rules to be refreshed
The government's starting consultation on how to improve the regulations around working with machinery, at height, and during excavations.
15 July 2019
Fifty-eight people a year die from injuries involving those activities - that's three-quarters of all workplace deaths.
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Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says the current rules are outdated and full of gaps.
He says the three-month consultation periodis open to businesses and workers.