As we celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March, women in senior OSH positions around the world talk about improving women’s working conditions, and how much more work there is to do to achieve gender parity in the profession.
After a 21-month safety, health and environment (SHE) apprenticeship with Kärcher, Liv Beckinsale joined the cleaning technology firm as a SHE coordinator in May. Last year, as an 18-year-old, she attended the inaugural IOSH Future Leaders Conference.
After 13 years as a plumber, Scott Middleton switched career paths and became a legionella team leader for a local authority before taking on his current role as health and safety specialist in NHS Grampian’s corporate health and safety team. He also represented the IOSH North East of Scotland branch at last year’s IOSH Future Leaders Conference.