Proposals aimed at reducing the number of British people who lose their jobs because of disabilities and ill health provide an opportunity that must be “vigorously seized”, the professional body for workplace health and safety professionals said today.
The programme for IOSH 2019 is live – and includes journalist and author Frank Gardner, who will recount his personal story of survival.
The name says it all. Safety4Good demonstrates the many positive things safety and health professionals do to enable events, projects and new ventures to happen in ways that protect and improve the safety and health of people and workplaces.
Singapore rail operator SMRT Trains has scooped a major industry award for introducing a laser track trolley which has improved the efficiency of work carried out and reduced safety and health risks faced by maintenance workers.
With construction site accidents claiming 60,000 lives around the world every year – a figure dwarfed by the number who die from work-related illness – two courses have been launched to help businesses in the sector better protect workers.
Days after a plea was issued to government for mental health first aid (MHFA) to become mandatory, new research highlights “significant issues around the lack of clarity with boundaries and potential safety concerns”.
As new sentencing guidelines for gross negligence manslaughter come into effect, IOSH calls for penalties that “reflect the gravity” of offences and more use of measures like director disqualification and retraining.
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