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Our resources offer everything from clear, accessible introductions to subjects, to full coverage of specific issues.

You'll find resources on health and safety management, environmental management, corporate social responsibility, and more. So whether you're a health and safety professional, director, manager or student, we've a resource to help you.

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  • Nudging construction workers towards better sun safety behaviour

    nudging construction

    This project tries to have a better understanding of the barriers to adopting sun-safe behaviours in the workplace and encouraging behaviours that ensure vitamin D sufficiency.

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  • Workplace wellbeing - The role of managers is promoting positive mental health

    Workplace wellbeing

    Survey conducted by IOSH and Management Today gets a clearer picture of what is being done in the workplace to support those with mental health problems.

    The survey results indicate businesses are not being proactive enough when it comes to tackling poor mental health in the workplace and that most workers in the UK are reluctant to discuss their mental health with their line managers, with a staggering 80% fearing stigmatisation and being seen as incapable in their role.

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  • MENtal health first aid in The wORkplace (MENTOR): A feasibility study

    Mental health first aid

    Increasing people’s awareness of mental health, reducing stigma, and promoting and facilitating early help-seeking are recognised as key strategies for a mentally healthy workplace. However, people may delay seeking help because workplace support systems are not available, not accessible, or not known. In this context Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) has emerged as an international programme that seeks to raise awareness of mental ill health and improve attitudes. It also educates people about the ways that they can support those experiencing a mental health crisis, through a range of training programmes.

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  • Representing miners in arrangements for safety and health in coal mining: a global perspective

    Coal mines report

    Mining is a hazardous industry; in fact for many it is the epitome of dangerous work. Therefore, calls for the right to represent the interests of miners in their safety and health has been a prominent feature of labour relations.

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  • A review of the impact of shift work on occupational cancer

    IOSH review into shift work and occupational cancer

    The change to a 24-hour society means that increasingly more people are working ‘non-traditional’ hours, including shift work and night work. However there remains concern over the effect of shift work on health, including its relationship with cancer.

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