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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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  • IOSH to inform EU Council conference on work-related cancer

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    The prevention of occupational cancer and setting of more exposure limits when working with carcinogens is to be discussed at a major European conference involving the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

    IOSH representatives and other experts and policymakers from across Europe will inform debate during a conference to be staged as part of the Netherlands’ presidency of the EU Council.

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  • Mental health events supported by IOSH

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    IOSH attended two events held as part of Mental Health Awareness Week.

    Richard Jones, the Institution’s head of policy and public affairs, was at a seminar held in the Houses of Parliament and organised by the Mental Health Foundation.

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  • IOSH to fund international research into industrial safety

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    IOSH is to reinforce its international research portfolio after becoming a member of a consortium promoting improved industrial safety across Europe.

    The institution has joined other leading public agencies, ministries and research-funding organisations as part of SAF€RA, a network which funds or manages European-based safety research programmes.

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  • Relationships the focus of Mental Health Awareness Week

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    Good working relationships play an important role in business performance, the President of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) said today (Monday 16 May).

    Dr Karen McDonnell said that having a mentally-healthy workforce – including positive working relationships – is a key component of any successful organisation.

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  • IOSH to launch work cancer event series with BOHS and HSE

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    A new joint initiative promoting awareness of occupational cancer caused by exposure to respirable crystalline silica (RCS) is to be shared with IOSH members for the first time next month.

    The institution has teamed up with the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to develop a presentation entitled ‘Working together to beat occupational cancer – spotlight on silica’ which the membership network can access.

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