The Covid-19 pandemic is behind the rise in reports of drugs and alcohol use in the workplace – and with the rise of homeworking, the problem is only set to get worse. This video explores what safety professionals can do to keep on top of drug and alcohol use at work.
After a year of extreme weather events including heat waves, bush fires, rising seas, monsoon rains and devastating floods, as well as the heat stress construction migrant workers have experienced in Qatar with the football World Cup build, this video explains how health and safety managers can help businesses adapt to climate change in the workplace.
Cases of abuse against workers doubled at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic last year, and they are continuing to climb. This video looks at why workers suffer from threats and assault, and the procedures health and safety managers should put in place to tackle it.
A growing number of women are experiencing difficulties at work because they are struggling with menopausal symptoms, often in silence – but there are ways that responsible employers can help. This video shows health and safety managers how to spot the signs and offer support.
The environmental and human impacts of shipbreaking are significant – it's one of the most dangerous industries in the world. Thanks to Covid, thousands of large, unwanted ships are being sailed to South Asia coastlines and dismantled using blowtorches, usually with a minimum of PPE, training or safety protocols. The ship-recycling industry has long been under pressure to reform health and safety – it has killed more than 400 workers in the past decade. We look at what OSH practitioners can do to raise awareness.