Cases of abuse against workers doubled at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic last year, and they are continuing to climb. This video looks at why workers suffer from threats and assault, and the procedures health and safety managers should put in place to tackle it.
A growing number of women are experiencing difficulties at work because they are struggling with menopausal symptoms, often in silence – but there are ways that responsible employers can help. This video shows health and safety managers how to spot the signs and offer support.
The environmental and human impacts of shipbreaking are significant – it's one of the most dangerous industries in the world. Thanks to Covid, thousands of large, unwanted ships are being sailed to South Asia coastlines and dismantled using blowtorches, usually with a minimum of PPE, training or safety protocols. The ship-recycling industry has long been under pressure to reform health and safety – it has killed more than 400 workers in the past decade. We look at what OSH practitioners can do to raise awareness.