The Japanese digital giant invites its home workers to take an hour a week for a non-work activity to support their safety, health and wellbeing. IOSH magazine spoke to Simon Head CFIOSH, head of international health and safety, about Fujitsu’s people-first approach.
Lancashire County Council has been fined £50,000 after 15 employees working in the highways department developed Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVs) as a result of failure to control exposure to vibration. IOSH magazine spoke to UK Health and Safety Executive inspector Jennifer French, who investigated the case, about what happened.
Employment groups have called on employers to work proactively with employees who are suffering from the long-term effects of coronavirus and make reasonable adjustments so individuals can be better supported to stay in or return to work.
In this exclusive interview, IOSH magazine’s former editor Nick Warburton speaks with Professor Dame Carol Black about the importance of giving occupational health a strategic leadership role after it provided an invaluable service supporting business and organisational operations during the pandemic.
Employers are not doing enough to support the transition to a hybrid work model, according to Deloitte’s second Women at Work survey, which found that respondents experience a lack of flexibility and are feeling excluded