Access our research

IOSH has funded a wealth of occupational safety and health research which informs both policy and practice across sectors. Here you can find research reports, practical advice and resources to use in the workplace, as well as links to our research community database.

A few of our latest research reports and guidance:

IOSH research into shift work and occupational cancer IOSH's Irish workplace behaviour study IOSH's Out of sight out of mind research report

Special programmes

The Tideway Tracer Study is a long-term research project tracking occupational health and safety behaviours and initiatives implemented across the Tideway project to create a sustainable sewerage solution for London well into the 22nd century.” Read more.

Health and safety in a changing world is the result of a five-year programme exploring the health and safety landscape to help develop solutions that provide effective protection for workers and their communities. Read more.

Research reports and other resources

Research reports - Our research reports are available as free downloads, together with resources to help implement findings in the workplace. We cover a range of topics including lone working, mental health and shift work.

Webinars - View our webinars, which include talks on our research projects

Advice guides - Our selection of free advice guides provide practical advice to help make improvements in the workplace.

OSH research community - This database allows research to be showcased and consulted by all those interested in the subject. This is ideal for researchers and students.

Policy and Practice in Health and Safety (PPHS) - IOSH's journal is essential reading if you practise, teach, research or study health and safety regulation and management.

OH Toolkit - Find a wide range of free resources to help you tackle occupational health problems.

No Time to Lose - We have developed a range of resources to help you tackle occupational cancer.

Books - We have published books on Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental Management and other key areas of health and safety practice.