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Health And Safety In The Food Industry

EDM number 1488 in 2010-12, proposed by John McDonnell on 28/02/2011.
Categorised under the topics of Food and Industrial health and safety.

That this House notes that health and safety in the food industry is important for the workforce and the consumer; believes that working with hot ovens in baking premises can be hazardous due to the heat levels involved which can cause stress, irritability, heat cramps and strain on the heart and lungs; further believes that there should be a maximum workplace temperature at which companies would have to take measures to make working more tolerable; further notes that this is not the only hazard facing workers in the food industry; further notes that Lord Young's review of health and safety recommended a consultation on the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations; further believes that this should be an opportunity to improve health and safety in the workplace rather than allow companies to downgrade their obligations to their workforces; further notes that bakers' asthma remains a danger for many in the food industry; and calls on the Government to ensure that the Health and Safety Executive is properly resourced to maintain and improve health and safety in the workplace.

This motion has been signed by a total of 35 MPs.

John McDonnell28/02/2011Hayes and HarlingtonLabourProposed
David Crausby28/02/2011Bolton North EastLabourSeconded
Linda Riordan28/02/2011HalifaxLabourSeconded
Jeremy Corbyn28/02/2011Islington NorthLabourSeconded
Mark Durkan01/03/2011FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySeconded
Jim Dobbin01/03/2011Heywood and MiddletonLabourSeconded
Jim Shannon01/03/2011StrangfordDUPSigned
Dennis Skinner01/03/2011BolsoverLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins01/03/2011Luton NorthLabourSigned
Elfyn Llwyd01/03/2011Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Alan Meale01/03/2011MansfieldLabourSigned
Mike Hancock01/03/2011Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Mary Glindon02/03/2011North TynesideLabourSigned
Teresa Pearce02/03/2011Erith and ThamesmeadLabourSigned
Paul Flynn02/03/2011Newport WestLabourSigned
Ronnie Campbell02/03/2011Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Tony Lloyd02/03/2011Manchester CentralLabourSigned
Margaret Ritchie02/03/2011South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Jim Cunningham02/03/2011Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Bob Russell03/03/2011ColchesterLiberal DemocratSigned
William McCrea03/03/2011South AntrimDUPSigned
Gregory Campbell08/03/2011East LondonderryDUPSigned
Jim McGovern09/03/2011Dundee WestLabourSigned
Frank Doran09/03/2011Aberdeen NorthLabourSigned
Sandra Osborne09/03/2011Ayr, Carrick and CumnockLabourSigned
Stephen Hepburn09/03/2011JarrowLabourSigned
John Cryer10/03/2011Leyton and WansteadLabourSigned
Katy Clark10/03/2011North Ayrshire and ArranLabourSigned
Marsha Singh14/03/2011Bradford WestLabourSigned
Alasdair McDonnell17/03/2011Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Paul Murphy28/03/2011TorfaenLabourSigned
Mike Wood23/05/2011Batley and SpenLabourSigned
Ian Davidson30/06/2011Glasgow South WestLabourSigned
Hywel Williams06/07/2011ArfonPlaid CymruSigned
Grahame Morris06/07/2011EasingtonLabourSigned

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