An award-winning engineer and a former head of safety at John Lewis discuss the dangers of making assumptions about the causes of escalator accidents, and how best to encourage safe behaviour among members of the public.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in the United States has issued an emergency temporary standard (ETS) that is designed to improve protection for unvaccinated employees of large employers.
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.
The senior coroner presiding over an inquest into the death of a high-voltage electrical engineer who was overcome by carbon monoxide while investigating a fault on an industrial transformer is warning IOSH members of the risks.
Food manufacturer Bakkavor has been fined £130,000 after one of its employees suffered two broken ribs having been crushed within an industrial cooking machine while attempting to clear a blocked water inlet.
Violence at work is a huge problem with far-reaching implications, and incidence has risen in some sectors since the pandemic. How can organisations make their working environments safer for the workforce?