Businesses are being reminded that they have a legal duty to ensure that their premises have an adequate supply of fresh air in enclosed areas as part of a broad strategy to minimise the risk of the coronavirus from spreading via workplaces.
The benefits of hybrid working mean it is likely to become the most common employment model in the future but organisations need to ensure work arrangements are managed in a healthy and safe way, IOSH has warned..
Mental ill health in the workplace is a risk like any other, says Tim Marsh CFIOSH, who encourages organisations to address the psychological health of employees proactively, objectively and practically.
Ignoring the risks of whole-body vibration exposure can lead to misery for vehicle operators, and hefty sickness bills for their employers. As industry ramps up after extended shutdowns, the risks could be more present than ever.
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.
A growing number of women in their 40s and 50s are leaving the workplace because they are struggling with menopausal symptoms, often in silence. Employers and health professionals must offer better support and education, enabling all women to flourish in their careers.