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FAME Health & Safety Notice – Dumpers and backfilled trenches

To help support the goal of safe working conditions for all archaeologists, FAME will be publishing Health & Safety notices for its members, and the sector at large, to learn from. These will be a mixture of instances of upcoming changes to Health & Safety regulations and incident reports, anonymously provided by FAME members. We […]

FAME briefing on bullying and harassment in UK archaeology

There have been several recent surveys on bullying and harassment in Archaeology which has shown that, while the sector is better than the NHS, we are worse than civil servants in terms of incidents in the last year. Of particular relevance to FAME members is the finding that these incidents are causing 29x more loss […]

Development-led Archaeology Health and Safety Injury Survey 2019-20

The results of the FAME 2019-20 Health and Safety Injury Survey are now available. The document can be downloaded here: FAME Health and Safety Injury Survey 2019-20   3 Key Findings: Significant drops in RIDDOR Injury frequency rates & Incident rates: Specified injuries: 0.21 & 42 in 2019-20 2.01 & 342 in 2018-19 Injuries resulting […]

FAME Health & Safety Notice – Traffic Management

To help support the goal of safe working conditions for all archaeologists, FAME will be publishing Health  & Safety notices for its members, and the sector at large, to learn from. These will be a mixture of instances of upcoming changes to Health & Safety regulations and incident reports, anonymously provided by FAME members. We […]

FAME Health and Safety Injury Survey 2018-19

Part of FAME’s Health & Safety strategy is to assemble industry injury and accident data to allow organisations to benchmark their performance against the sector. We hope this data will provide a better picture of Health and Safety across our sector and may assist with the development of preventative measures and improved ways of working. […]

Development-Led Archaeology in Scotland and Covid-19

A new publication supported by FAME / ALGAO members in Scotland has been published, Development-led Archaeology in Scotland and Covid-19. This publication has brought together contributors from across Scotland, involved in both the commercial and curatorial sides of development-led archaeology to show the sector’s resilience in the face of the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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