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IOSH: Call for more information on nanotechnology

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has called for more information to be shared about the growing use of nanotechnology in building materials. Read More

HSE and Manchester University launch regulatory and risk research institute

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the University of Manchester have committed to launching an Institute for Risk and Regulatory Research. Read More

Research: smartphones ‘should be considered DSE’

Employers need to consider use of smartphones in their DSE policies, new research has claimed. Read More

E-gloves to protect workers from dangerous vibration levels

Gloves embedded with tiny sensors are being developed by Nottingham Trent University to help protect construction workers from exposure to Read More

Protecting oncology nurses from hazardous drugs

A research note from MindMetre asks whether it’s time for more precise legislation on the exposure of oncology nurses to Read More

The PIPER Initiative: academic research to improve health and safety practice

An event to celebrate the success of the PIPER collaboration is taking place at the end of November, with a Read More

Health and safety in a changing world

A set of six reports, which come after five years of research as part of IOSH’s Health and Safety in a Read More

IOM celebrates a decade of research into nanotechnology safety

Scientists at the Scottish SAFENANO centre are celebrating ten years of research dedicated to de-risking innovations in nanotechnology. As nanotechnology Read More

Musculoskeletal injuries: behind the microscope

At its heart, health and safety is about the prevention of pain and suffering. Sam Alexander and Chris Lea discuss why laboratory-based scientists should be concerned with the prevention of musculoskeletal injuries just as much as chemical and biological hazards. Read More

The future of health and safety: In conversation with Helen Beers, HSL

HSE’s Foresight Centre at the Health and Safety Laboratory carries out varied and thought provoking work. Its aim is to Read More



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