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June 2018

Leader interview
Heather Bryant, Balfour Beatty

The resurgent infrastructure and construction services group’s OSH head is driving down accident rates with carefully phased programmes. 

Conference report
IOSH Middle East Conference 2018

Some surprising issues were raised at the institution’s ninth annual event in Abu Dhabi, including asbestos purchases online and inadequate food provision during Ramadan. 

Conference report
ICOH 2018 Congress

Occupational health specialists from around the world gathered to discuss issues including work-related cancer, musculoskeletal disorders and nanomaterials. 

Case study
EPC-UK: committed to fitness

The commercial explosives firm’s wellbeing initiatives aim to support its ageing and hard-to-reach workers both mentally and physically. 

Exoskeletons
Power suits

Organisations may soon be giving workers ‘outside’ assistance to manage biomechanical hazards.