Latest News

News continued

Viola player wins landmark noise case against the Royal Opera House

A violist who sustained a life-changing hearing injury at a rehearsal of Richard Wagner’s Die Walküre at the Royal Opera House (ROH) in London in 2012 has won a landmark case against his employer. The High Court ruling sets the first legal precedent around noise-induced “acoustic shock”.

*UPDATE* Copy-out permit allowed Stanlow tank explosion

Contractors who cut through a pipe at Stanlow Oil Terminal in Cheshire and caused an explosion in an oil treatment tank had been issued a permit to work copied from the previous week’s, though the hazard profile had changed, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) told IOSH Magazine.

Features

News continued

Here’s one I prepared earlier

Offsite modular construction offers cost and time savings. Does it reduce risks?

Tech top to toe

From hearing protection that doubles as a heart-rate monitor to impact-sensing knee pads, we review recent and upcoming developments in wearable protection technology. 

Watch a selection of videos within the copy

Marked for life

Certifying machinery and products coming in and out of the UK as safe for use could become complicated after Brexit. 

Columns

JOBS - OFFICIAL IOSH CAREERS HUB