Health, safety & environment - Occupational health

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MENTAL HEALTH - 01.07.2024

Are EAPs cost-effective?

With mental health issues rising, the need for an employee assistance programme (EAP) is becoming a necessity, not a luxury. But are they cost-effective?
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MENTAL HEALTH - 17.06.2024

Mental health No.1 priority

IOSH survey. IOSH wanted to gauge members’ views on what should be at the forefront of political leaders’ minds in the build-up to the UK General Election on 4 July 2024. Members were given a list of topics and asked to pick what their three priorities would be from them. Top of the list was mental health at work at 38.16% of members. ...
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HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES - 17.06.2024

Company fined after workers exposed to wood dust

A company has been fined for not controlling the risk from working with wood dust. What are the dangers involved and what should be put in place to protect workers and your business?
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MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS - 17.06.2024

Issues with prolonged kneeling

Kneeling is a common yet often overlooked practice that can lead to health problems, including absenteeism. What can you do to reduce the risk of lower limb disorders (LLDs) in your workplace?
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HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES - 04.06.2024

Flour dust - what are the risks?

Although on the surface of it flour dust appears innocuous, it is a hazardous substance. What are the ill-health effects and injuries that can occur when working with flour, and what should be put in place to reduce the risk?
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WORKPLACE - 21.05.2024

Beauty and safety should go hand in hand

Beauty rooms, nail bars and hairdressing salons are increasingly popular. But what can go wrong if you don’t plan for the health and safety of workers and clients? What are the essential steps you should take to keep your salon free from harm?
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Health, safety & environment - Occupational health

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MENTAL HEALTH - 01.07.2024

Are EAPs cost-effective?

With mental health issues rising, the need for an employee assistance programme (EAP) is becoming a necessity, not a luxury. But are they cost-effective?
Read more

MAINTENANCE - 23.04.2024

Poor maintenance increases safety risks

An independent safety body has highlighted two incidents where a casual approach to maintenance work nearly caused a fire. Both cases were discovered by a fire and rescue service and were caught just in time. What happened?
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MENTAL HEALTH - 17.06.2024

Mental health No.1 priority

IOSH survey. IOSH wanted to gauge members’ views on what should be at the forefront of political leaders’ minds in the build-up to the UK General Election on 4 July 2024. Members were given a list of topics and asked to pick what their three priorities would be from them. Top of the list was mental health at work at 38.16% of members. ...
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