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HSE chair
Exit interview: Dame Judith Hackitt

In her last official interview, the outgoing HSE chair discusses fee for intervention, budget cuts and problems with consultants. 

Leader interview
Don Harrison, Johnson Matthey

The metals and chemicals group’s occupational health director talks about not having a medical background, self-confidence and simplifying policies. 

Case study
Thames Water: in the frame

The Greater London utility group has been involved in IOSH’s new competency framework since its inception and is now building it into development plans for OSH practitioners and managers. 

Asbestos disturbance
First response: asbestos

In the first of an occasional series on early crisis intervention, we set out the steps to take if asbestos is disturbed on your premises. 

Conference report
Well briefed

Topics aired at the Health and Wellbeing at Work event included encouraging men to discuss mental health problems and exercise to reduce musculosketal disorders.

IOSH 2016 Conference Preview

We interview two more speakers from the institution’s June gathering.