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NZ construction sector accord builds in OSH commitment

A new construction sector accord between the New Zealand government and the country’s construction sector will ensure safety, health and wellbeing underpin the initiative.  

Construction initiative to eliminate illness and injury caused by seven key sector risks

The Infrastructure Client Group (ICG) has identified seven significant areas of risk in the construction sector, which will be targeted to eliminate illness and injury by 2025. 

Rise in workplace stress linked to poor management, survey finds

Employers are being urged to invest more in training line managers, so they are confident and competent to support staff who are struggling to cope, after a survey found stress was a growing problem in UK workplaces. 


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Head start

Businesses can take positive steps to support staff with mental health issues.


The Asia Pacific OSH gathering heard about a range of initiatives to reduce its excessive workplace fatality toll. 

Table talk: mental health

We summarise an expert discussion convened by IOSH on how employers support mental health and the role of mental health first aider.