occupational health


Getting the most out of occupational hygiene surveys

A good occupational hygiene survey should assist you in providing an accurate assessment of exposure to health hazards in your workplace. In order to achieve this, you will also need to make sure that the consultant has all the relevant information they will need to recognise, evaluate and control the risks to health in your workplace. This short guide has been designed to help you plan and design a valuable survey in partnership with a qualified occupational hygienist. Read More

Reviewing the latest Work and Pensions Committee’s report on asbestos management

We now have the UK Government Work and Pensions (W&P) Committee report into the Health and Safety Executive’s approach to asbestos management. Both of these publications have the potential to improve asbestos management and reduce accidental exposure today and in the future. Read More

Long COVID and mental health ‘most critical’ issues for workplace health

With the NHS under continuing pressure, occupational health experts have called on businesses to rethink how they tackle Long COVID and mental health issues in the workplace. Read More

Cleaning up air quality in construction

As a big focus of the Environment Act 2021, the longstanding fight for clean air is being strengthened by a raft of new targets and legislation. Alex Minett, Head of Product and Markets at CHAS, outlines what businesses need to be aware of. Read More

The Environment Act air quality targets 2022: How can industry prepare?

As Clean Air Day draws widespread attention to tackling air pollution, industry expert Tim Turney from Casella, a manufacturer of air monitoring equipment, shares insights on reducing site emissions. Read More

‘People think asbestos is not in today’s society, but just because it’s banned, doesn’t mean it went away,’ SHP Meets Dr Mavis Nye

SHP caught up with Dr Mavis Nye who, was voted as SHP’s Most Influential Individual for 2021 by SHP readers. We chat her work as a campaigner for the dangers of asbestos exposure and the lack of awareness that still exists, and how living with Mesothelioma impacts her life. Read More

How to protect workers against Avian Influenza

In this article Figen Ersezer informs businesses on how to best protect workers against Avian Influenza, with poultry farm workers being at high risk. Read More

Caring for those who care

WHO publishes guide for the development and implementation of occupational health and safety programmes for health workers. Read More

Listen Up: ‘Employers must provide the same level of hearing protection to all workers under amended PPE Regulations’

Tim Turney, Global Marketing Manager at Casella, shares expert advice on hearing protection in the workplace. Read More

The pandemic presents an opportunity to push for new indoor air quality regulation for workers

The health and wellbeing of our country’s workforce has never been more important, especially for the hidden heroes working in the manufacturing sector. Indoor air quality is rapidly climbing the boardroom agenda, as all companies continue to make workplaces COVID-19 secure, to minimise the spread of all kinds of respiratory health challenges. Read More



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