occupational health


‘69% of line managers have not been trained to recognise poor Mental Health in their Employees’

First4Safety has announced that it will offer an IOSH Occupational Health and Wellness course. Read More

Global Handwashing Day: Employees urged to make time to care for their skin

SC Johnson Professional sheds light on the importance of appropriate, effective handwashing and its role in good skin care and the prevention of occupational skin disorders (OSDs) Read More

Preparing for the future: Road safety and occupational health in the era of autonomous cars

Giles Kirkland addresses the responsibility and decision-making capacities of Artificial Intelligence, lack of the human factor, automated traffic and whether road regulations are adjusted to self-driving vehicles. Read More

Will you still need me when I’m 64?

“When we think about the health and safety of ageing workers, there is still a massive ‘ism’ that we don’t really tackle in the workplace”. Read More

e-learning course launched to beat construction-related occupational cancers

The Considerate Constructors Scheme has announced a new e-learning course, ‘Occupational Cancers’, aimed at the construction industry. Read More

PTSD is a common disorder amongst police officers

Research shows that there is a high number of PTSD in police force, but many officers may not know they are suffering from the disorder. Read More

Real-time dust monitor launched

Trolex has launched a real-time dust monitor – the Air XD – which can monitor multiple sizes of dust or silica particles at once. Read More

Health Literacy Month: Preventing asbestos exposure and deaths

Health illiteracy may very well be our worst foe in the fight for occupational health and safety. Read More

Injured and laid up? Whose job is it to get you back to work?

No-one wants to suffer an injury, but it happens. However if, during your leisure time, you sustain an injury that prevents you from working, whose problem is it? Does your employer have any obligation to help you recover from your injury and return to work? Read More

Technology ‘fuels our lives’, says Safety Director

Karl Simons from Thames Water opened Safety & Health Expo 2018 with a technology debate, which went on to discuss how the likes of Virtual Reality and drones are shaping the future of health & safety. Read More



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