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They have been chosen from a record number of candidates (28) and will begin their three-year term at the AGM in November.
In order of election, the Council members are:
1. MCDONNELL, Karen
2. PHILLIPS, Bruce
3. MARSHALL, Lisa
4. ISAACS, Anne
5. FRYER, Malcolm
6. GREEN, John
7. BAKER, Philip
8. HURST, Ray
9. TAYLOR, Joe
10. HAXELL, Paul
11. LO, Andy
12. YOUNG, Christian
Council represents IOSH members, holding the Board of Trustees accountable for its performance against key responsibilities on their behalf. It also debates key strategic, professional and policy issues.
A total of 4,218 votes were cast in the election, a turnout of 9.9%. This marked a 19% increase on the turnout in 2016, enabling improved representation on Council for our members.
IOSH would like to thank all members who voted or put themselves forward for election, and congratulates the candidates who have been elected.
The UK government has announced that former Health and Safety Executive chair Dame Judith Hackitt will head up the review, from which a final report is expected next spring.It will examine the regulatory system around the design, construction and on-going management of buildings in relation to fire safety. It will also look at related compliance and enforcement issues, as well as international regulation and experience in this area.
No Time to Lose highlights workplace carcinogens such as diesel fumes, silica dust and solar radiation, which can cause cancer, and provides businesses with free practical materials to tackle these risks. World Lung Cancer Day, organised by The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) with members of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), commemorates and supports those impacted by lung cancer. It aims to raise awareness about the disease and its global impact, educate people to understand lung cancer risks as well as explaining treatment around the world.
Delegates at the event will be able to get industry updates, information on legal developments and hear case studies showcasing how organisations promote health and wellbeing.The conference has been organised by four sector groups of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH): public services; education; environment and waste management; and health and social care.Now in its 42nd year, it is aimed at, but not restricted to, people who work in those sectors, including health and safety leaders, worker representatives, managers and consultants.
NHS England’s Cover Up, Mate campaign, supported by IOSH and its No Time to Lose campaign, has been exhibited at The New Forest and Hampshire County Show this week (25-27 July). Cover Up, Mate urges men who spend long periods of time outdoors to protect themselves against the sun. Farmers are a key focus of the campaign because of their potential prolonged exposure to solar radiation.
For leading organisations, health and safety programmes are a means of ensuring business continuity, brand equity, driving competitiveness and producing and creating new sources of value.This, according to IOSH’s Head of Product Jonathan Nobbs, means the health and safety profession “has a tremendous opportunity”.
The National Food and Drink Manufacturing Health and Safety Conference will focus on topics like the ageing workforce and sentencing guidelines, with case studies being used to bring the event to life.Meanwhile former England rugby international and RAF pilot Rory Underwood, who is now a development director at risk management services company Alcumus, will talk about his experiences, focusing on behavioural-based safety.