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Statement On Fire Safety In Schools In Light Of The Grenfell Tower Fire

Attached is the letter send to all schools from LBWF.

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Waltham Forest council confirms no sprinkler systems have been fitted in any of its tower blocks

No council-owned tower blocks in Waltham Forest are currently fitted with sprinkler systems, it has been confirmed.  Click here to read more.

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UK safety standards are ‘cut to the bone’, expert says

The UK’s trading standards services have been “cut to the bone”, making it tougher to ensure that household products are safe.  Click here to read more.

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We cannot compromise safety in schools. Asbestos must be removed

If the government is serious about learning lessons from Grenfell, then it needs to rid schools of asbestos. Otherwise its toxic effects could prove a health time bomb.  Click here to read more.

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Revealed: the number of housing blocks needing urgent fire checks after 79 people died in Grenfell blaze

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UK Government urged to end health and safety deregulation following Grenfell Tower blaze

The UK Government has been urged to scrap its approach to deregulation of health and safety legislation in light of the Grenfell Tower blaze.  Click here to read more.

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London Action Mesothelioma Day 7 July 2017

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Workers’ Memorial Day

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Inquest date set for Romanian Marian Nemit, killed whilst working in Leyton

17-18 July, Walthamstow Coroner’s Court, Queens Road, London E17 Marian Nemit, 21, died when a wall collapsed on him whilst re-furbishing a shop at The Bakers’ Arms on 14 April 2015. Marian was on his first day at work at

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Workers’ Memorial Day, Friday 28th April

Come along and join Unison to ‘remember the dead: fight for the living’ at 1pm at Waltham Forest Town Hall with speakers from Unite, WF trades council, London Hazards Centre, NUT, Thompsons Solicitors

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