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MPs recommend statutory maximum workplace temperature

A parliamentary committee has called on the UK government to consult on introducing a maximum workplace temperature, especially for work that involves significant physical effort, to tackle lower employee productivity during heatwaves. 

Singapore’s WSH committee looks at OSH leadership as contractor prequal measure

A committee convened by the Singapore government is looking at how companies and developers can identify the contractors who demonstrate strong OSH ownership before offering project tenders.

NZ launches first OSH professionals register

The Health and Safety Association of New Zealand (HASANZ) has opened the country’s first national, online register of verified workplace OSH professionals. 

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Plant protection

Manufacturing and storage sites are subject to multiple fire hazards, from dropped cigarettes to compressed pistachios. We map the route to a thorough risk assessment. 

Learning from: health psychologists

How can evidence-based techniques to change unhealthy public behaviour be translated to the workplace?

Lone worker Special: Field studies

With more people working alone than ever, training has to keep pace if staff are to manage new and more complex risk. 

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