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Occupational health

Meet Emma, the colleague of the future

Researchers have designed what the average office-worker will look in 20 years, to physically show workers the damaging changes suboptimal offices can have on their health. Read More

In court

£20k fine for waste firm

A waste management and packing company has been fined after a worker was struck by a falling bale of compacted wastepaper. Read More

behavioral safety leadership

New partnership enables EHS leaders to learn practical skills to improve safety culture

Cority is to deliver an IOSH Certified behavioral safety leadership program through an exclusive partnership with Dr Andrew Sharman and RMS. Read More

Environment

Long awaited Environment Bill Back in Parliament

After failing to complete its passage through Parliament at the end of 2019, the Environment Bill was back in Parliament on 30 January 2020. Read More

In court

Tyre company director sentenced for fire safety failings

The director of a scrap tyre yard has been handed a suspended prison sentence for a series of fire safety offences after an emergency fire door was nailed shut in a building where workers were living. Read More

Women in health & safety

Networking event: Driving for work – What’s the risk?

A joint ScORSA, RoSPA AEF, Women in Safety and Health event providing an understanding about Driving for Work and Managing Occupational Road Risk (MORR) and giving attendees the tools available to assist organisation in the management of risk. Read More

In court

Top 5 most-read in January 2020

The most read articles in January 2020 includes a vehicle repair company worker killed on his first day, a teacher run over by delivery man. Read More

News

Counselling for officers should do more to prevent mental health issues, says former prison officer

In 2019, almost 2,000 prison officers took absences from work in England and Wales, as a result of their mental health and pressures from work. Read More

Dust exposure

The dangers of dust exposure on your workers’ health

Prolonged dust exposure is bad for your workers’ health. Find out how you can keep your business and your staff in good shape. Read More

In court

Suspended sentence for asbestos offences

An employer has been sentenced for failing to reduce exposure and spread of asbestos when demolishing a large pig shed. Read More