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  • IOSH confirmed as partner of European OSH campaign

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    IOSH has been confirmed as a partner of a European drive to highlight the importance of good occupational safety and health management throughout people’s working lives.

    Healthy workplaces for all ages is being run by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA).

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  • Aberfan lessons we must all remember - IOSH

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    Aberfan anniversary

    Today (Friday 21 October) marks the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan tragedy.

    Some 144 people, including 116 children, were killed when a colliery spoil tip collapsed and slid downhill in the form of a slurry. Over 40,000 cubic metres of debris covered the South Wales village, including classrooms at Pantglas Junior School.

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  • GRI Standards to improve organisations sustainability reports

    folder 21 October 2016

    New standards that enable all organisations to report on their economic, environmental and social impacts – and show how they contribute towards sustainable development – have been launched this week.

    Developed by the Global Sustainability Standards Board – an independent standard-setting body – the GRI Standards are based on years of expert input from a diverse group of stakeholders.

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  • Opportunity to join IOSH Nominations Committee

    folder 21 October 2016
    Graham Frobisher

    Joining IOSH’s Nominations Committee would be an “excellent career step”, its Vice-Chair has said.

    The committee is responsible for recommending appointees to the Board of Trustees and other standing committees in the IOSH governance structure.

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  • New occupational health guide published by IOSH

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    A new free guide to help organisations manage employee health has been published by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

    Occupational health management in the workplace is aimed at safety and health professionals. IOSH says it will provide them with the thinking and knowledge to assess whether their employers or clients are managing health risks sufficiently.

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