women at work


IOSH taking ‘positive steps’ to address equality, diversity, and inclusion imbalance in the profession

In her recent SHP article, Why are there so few female Chartered Fellows in IOSH?, Claire Saunders raised some important points. Here, Vanessa Harwood-Whitcher, Director of Professional Services at IOSH, provides a response. Read More

Does the equality maxim of ‘gender neutrality’ put women at greater health and safety risk?

Lorenzo Visentin explores the gender sensitive approach to risk, delving into some historic and more recent case study examples. Read More

Why are there so few female Chartered Fellows in IOSH?

Claire Saunders CFIOSH is one of just 0.1% of chartered Fellows within IOSH that are women. In this article, she asks whether IOSH should be doing more to help its female members to become Fellows, whether women are creating their own barriers and provides some information on getting your Fellowship Portfolio together. Read More

How to support women’s health in the workplace

Some small, but achievable, steps to help promote women’s health in the workplace. Read More

Global Coalition launches to support and promote women in health and safety internationally

1WISH – the Global Coalition of Women in Safety and Health Networks will work with networks worldwide, to promote women and inclusion in safety & health. Read More

Women in Health & Safety Network launches new mailing list and workstreams

The Women in Health and Safety Committee has met to set out its plans for 2021, which includes a series of workstreams, designed to help promote equality and amplify the voices of women in the profession. Read More

Webinar Wednesdays: Equality at work and the role women’s health plays in it

Learn why gender inclusion is beneficial for businesses commercially, particularly as we enter a time of economic hardship and discover steps businesses can take in order to support women’s differing health needs. Read More

STUC launches H&S toolkit for women

The Scottish Trades Union Congress has launched a toolkit to address health and safety issues that are applicable to women. Read More

SHE1000 networking masterclass helps to break down barriers

As part of SHExpo’s series of networking events, SHE1000 concluded the three day exhibition at ExCel last week, with a Read More

IWD: Healthy, flexible and safe workplaces for women

The Scottish Government has pledged to take action to ensure fairer workplaces for women and to tackle discrimination against new Read More



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