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August 2016

Leader interview
Clive Johnson, Land Securities

The FTSE 100 property group’s head of health and safety explains why he treats contractors’ staff like his own. 

Case study
B&K Structures: safety against the grain

A specialist contractor has taught its subbies to control the hazards that come with alternative construction methods on a large scale. 

Mental health first aid
A mate in need

As employers become more sensitive to the financial and emotional cost of mental ill-health, some are training employees to spot signs of distress and provide support. 

Fire drill alternatives
What’s the drill?

Is there a viable alternative to practice fire evacuations? We look at the options, including team training and virtual escape simulations. 

IOSH 2016
IOSH conference report

ISO 45001, the rise in OSH penalties and managing the media in a crisis all featured when members met in east London in June.