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Scottish commercial fishing group set up to reduce accidents on vessels

An expert group is being created to improve safety performance and prevent accidents on Scottish commercial fishing vessels. 

Why respiratory protection is so important

Dust and fumes are a problem with which we are all familiar in our homes, but it can be a much more serious problem in the workplace. Paul Riddick, co-founder and technical director at fume and dust extraction specialists VODEX Ltd explores how contaminates being produced on a daily basis in the workplace can damage your health and could even prove fatal.

Occupational health standards need to be spread through construction industry

New research has revealed the need for occupational health standards to be “trickled down” through the construction industry to match improvements in safety criteria. 

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Lone worker Special: Going equipped

From simple local alarms to body-worn video, lone worker systems now offer a variety of ways to signal for help in a crisis.

Learning from: behavioural economists

How can a combination of psychology and economics, in particular nudge theory, benefit OSH practitioners? 

Tideway: On the tools

We look at how health measurement scoring systems with leading and lagging indicators have been adapted for the Thames Tideway Tunnel project. 

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