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Lessons from a year of online training

As the world begins to reopen, there is ongoing speculation about the changing shape of our work and workplaces. Last year, Dr Nick Bell asked, “Is online training a ‘new normal’?” Here, he reflects on what he has learned since... Read More

Hiring during the pandemic: Analysis reveals what employees want from their work-life

New analysis of our search habits carried out by health experts at Bupa has identified what employees are really looking for in an employer. Read More

Keeping workers safe beyond the working day

Employers need to take a proactive approach to protecting employees round the clock, says lone worker technology firm Peoplesafe’s CEO Naz Dossa. Read More

Leading Safely for Women programme launched by RoSPA and L’Oréal

‘Visible, Connected and Empowered in OSH’, RoSPA and L’Oréal have partnered to launch their Leading Safely for Women programme, the aim being to support what both organisations see as an underrepresented group in health & safety. Read More

Upcoming Women in Health & Safety events…

The Women in Health & Safety network is hosting two virtual webinars this month, one on Menopause and perimenopause and a CFIOSH Clinic. The events are free to attend and are open to all, male and female, member and non-members. Read More

‘Domestic abuse is everybody’s business and people need to take a stand and listen’

Statistics from before the pandemic show that one in four women and one in six men will experience domestic abuse in their lifetime; 56% of employers say that domestic abuse leads to absenteeism and 54% to a reduction in quality of work... Read More

NEBOSH National Diploma – now available online

By studying the course online, delegates can fit learning around their busy schedule and complete it at their own pace. It’s a convenient, flexible and cost effective way to study this fully accredited NEBOSH course. Read More

How businesses can better support menopausal women

Alaana Woods, Commercial Director at Bupa Health Clinics, says it’s time to put menopause on the top of the business agenda and address the taboo. Here, she outlines some ways businesses can help support women in their organisation. Read More

Addressing ‘learned helplessness’ in the workplace

Brendan Street, Professional Head of Emotional Wellbeing at Nuffield Health, discusses how to support employees dealing with feelings of negativity and helplessness in the workplace and how to help them to excel while pandemic restrictions remain. Read More

8 common forklift truck hazards managers should look out for

Forklift training provider Mentor reveals some of the most common areas of bad practice that managers should look out for and promptly stamp out. Read More



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