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Here you'll find all the latest news, views and developments from IOSH and in the world of health and safety.

Read the latest news releases related to the media and our members and see how we are speaking out to keep people safe and healthy at work.

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  • Safety conference to promote workforce resilience

    Mega phone 25 July 2016
    Sayeed Khan, Chief Medical Adviser at the EEF

    Protecting lone workers, dealing with workplace bullying and harassment and how to encourage behavioural safety throughout an organisation will be among topics covered at this year’s National Safety and Health Conference.

    Experts will also explore the challenges facing the UK’s health and safety system, the impact of new sentencing guidelines for corporate health and safety offences, and provide an update on the development of ISO 45001 - a new international standard for occupational safety and health (OSH).

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  • IOSH calls for corporate transparency after Sports Direct inquiry

    Mega phone 22 July 2016
    Mike Ashley cropped

    The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has called for improved corporate transparency following the publication of a damning report into working practices at high street retailer Sports Direct.

    The House of Commons’ Business, Innovation and Skills Committee today (Friday 22 July) published the findings of an inquiry into working conditions at the sports retailer's stores and its warehouse in Shirebrook, Derbyshire.

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  • Leeds Beckett University signs occupational cancer campaign pledge

    Mega phone 21 July 2016
    No Time To Lose

    Leeds Beckett University has become the first education organisation to make a pledge to a campaign to raise awareness of work-related cancer.

    The university has given its backing to the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s (IOSH) No Time to Lose drive.

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  • IOSH urges workers to take care in the sun

    Mega phone 19 July 2016
    No Time To Lose

    The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is encouraging workers to take care during spells of warm weather.

    With temperatures rising above 30C today (Tuesday 19 July), IOSH is reminding people of the risks associated with exposure to solar radiation.

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  • Essex academy scoops second successive safety and health gong

    Mega phone 15 July 2016
    EB_Awards_2016_518

    An award which celebrates best practice in safety and health within education has been won by an Essex academy for the second year running.

    Maltings Academy, in Witham, was announced as the winner of the Excellence in Health and Safety category at the 2016 Education Business Awards.

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