Tag: IOSH

Employers warned to keep staff healthy in 2009

Employers are being encouraged to start 2009 with a resolution to keep their staff healthy. That is the advice issued by the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), which has suggested that employers should look to...

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IOSH releases workplace accidents guide

The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has launched a new guide designed to help employers learn from workplace accidents and prevent reoccurrences.Examining both serious accidents and deaths at work, the...

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MEPs back health and safety campaign

Three MEPs have given their backing to a new campaign designed to reduce the number of accidents and injuries involving young people at work.The Putting Young Workers First campaign, run by the Institution of Occupational Safety...

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Do not skimp on health and safety, firms warned

Companies have been advised not to cut back on their health and safety expenditure in the face of worsening economic conditions.According to the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), skimping on safety could have...

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MP calls for new health and safety training

An MP has made a plea to reduce the number of young people killed in workplace accidents through the integration of health and safety courses into the National Curriculum.During a recent event at the House of Commons, which is...

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IOSH warns against ‘Royle effect’

In a bid to improve the health and safety of UK workers, the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has warned against the so-called ‘Royle effect’.The results of a poll by the Men’s Health Forum...

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Proactive health and safety ‘is profitable’

Not only can adopting a proactive approach to health and safety lower accident rates, it can also help firms to become more profitable.That is the conclusion of research recently conducted by academics at Loughborough University...

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IOSH calls on employers to improve men’s health

In support of Men’s Health Week, which is running from June 9th-15th, the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is calling on employers to improve the health of male employees.This year, Men’s Health...

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Bosses ‘fail to prioritise worker safety’

Bosses are putting other business concerns ahead of worker safety, according to a survey of employees carried out by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). Just seven per cent of those surveyed said that they...

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Worker health report ‘should go further’

While a recent report concerning worker health contains many positive aspects, it should have gone further in terms of focusing on the prevention of ill-health, an industry body has said.According to the Institution of...

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