The safety culture at Kazakhstan’s national railway hadn’t moved on from its time under Soviet control. But in the last year, new HSE director Askhat Sariyev has started to change processes, practices and – most importantly – mindsets.
The critical role played by health workers in protecting patients, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic – and action to better support this essential workforce – is brought to the fore on World Patient Safety Day.
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.