31.01.19 #FridayFact

This months #FridayFacts

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Personnel are leaving the NHS because of a poor work-life balance has almost trebled in the past seven years. In 2010-2011, 3,689 left NHS in England. The 2017-2018 figure was 10,257 - a 178% increase. #FridayFact 

Source: The Guardian

Worldwide, work-related cancer claims at least 742,000 lives a year – that’s more than one death a minute. #WorldCancerDay #FridayFact #Donate 

Source: World Cancer Day is an initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)

Figures released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) show around 70 per cent of all workers in the Waste Management industry are involved in municipal household and commercial collections. #FridayFact 

Source: HSE figures as cited in The Telegraph