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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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  • No Time to Lose joins Britain Against Cancer Conference

    folder 06 December 2016
    The Britain Against Cancer Conference 2016

    IOSH's No Time to Lose campaign is being showcased at the All Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer's 'Britain Against Cancer Conference' at Centre Hall, Westminster, in London today (Tuesday 6 December).

    Over 450 delegates will be attending the event to hear from and question key decision-makers in UK government and the NHS, to meet and network with colleagues from across the sector, and to learn about the latest developments in cancer policy.

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  • IOSH to attend major ILO Asia-Pacific forum

    Mega phone 05 December 2016
    IOSH Vice President Dr Vincent Ho

    IOSH is to have a presence for the first time at a major gathering of policy makers, academics and other organisations from throughout Asia, the Pacific and the Arab states.

    Representatives from around 40 countries are to attend the 16th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) of the International Labour Organization (ILO), to discuss issues affecting employment and the world of work in the region.

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  • Electromagnetic field risks highlighted by IOSH webinar

    Mega phone 05 December 2016
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    Organisations with workers who are at particular risk of being affected by exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMFs) must ensure specific risk assessments are carried out, an IOSH webinar heard.

    Workers in this category include those with active and passive implanted medical devices, those with medical devices worn on the body and pregnant workers, said Julia Clark, a committee member of IOSH's Communications and Media Group.

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  • Farm safety event reaches out to 120 guests

    folder 02 December 2016
    One of the farm and farmer safety demonstrations staged during the IOSH event at Mountbellew Agricultural College

    Expert knowledge around farm safety and health was shared with agricultural workers during an event hosted and funded by IOSH Ireland Branch and its Rural Industries Section.

    More than 120 people gathered at Mountbellew Agricultural College, Co Galway, to hear advice from industry leaders and watch live demonstrations of best practice around a variety of common agricultural tasks.

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  • Child farm safety calendar backed by IOSH

    folder 01 December 2016
    The ‘Avoid Harm on the Farm’ calendar has been released by HSENI with sponsorship from IOSH

    IOSH Northern Ireland Branch has sponsored a 2017 calendar which promotes child safety on farms.

    The ‘Avoid Harm on the Farm’ calendar has been released by the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI), and features winning entries from its child farm safety poster competition this year.

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