Books and resources

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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  • Coaching to engage

    Coaching to engage

    There is an increasing acceptance within the occupational safety and health profession that a knowledge of the law and compliance standards is not enough.

    To succeed, an occupational safety and health practitioner needs to engage and influence at a leadership level. The role is increasingly collaborative, supportive, challenging and helpful – the characteristics of a coach.

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  • Home office, mobile office - Managing remote working

    IOSH
    Home office mobile office report
    Advances in information technology mean that more and more people are working away from the office. Remote working has many advantages – including reduced costs for employers and greater flexibility for employees – but it also raises different health and safety concerns.
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  • Return to work after cancer

    IOSH
    Return to work after cancer report

    There is an increasing amount of information available for line managers, human resources and occupational health professionals on helping individuals with cancer stay in work.

    However, until this research, there had been a lack of evidence on specific health and safety issues and effective approaches to risk assessment and risk management for occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals, and others, to support those undergoing treatment or returning to work after cancer.

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  • Lofstedt review of health and safety legislation

    IOSH
    IOSH submission on the Löfstedt review of health and safety legislation.
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  • Promoting mental health at work

    IOSH

    At any one time, one in six workers experience mental health problems such as stress, depression and anxiety.

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  • Occupational health management in the workplace

    IOSH
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    If you’re an occupational safety and health practitioner or other business professional, this guide helps you understand health risks in the workplace. It also provides guidelines on what businesses need to consider and do, and when they need to get expert help.

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  • Managing the safety, health and security of mobile workers: an occupational safety and health practitioner’s guide

    Managing the safety  health and security of mobile workers
    This publication, developed jointly by the International SOS Foundation and IOSH, sets out the aspects of safety, health and security for which organisations should take responsibility when dealing with workers travelling for work or on international assignment. It emphasises the need for dynamic risk assessment and planning for critical situations. A special section reviews the arrangements that may be needed for women, workers with disabilities, older workers, LGBT workers and students on placement.
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  • Occupational health risk management in construction

    IOSH
    Technical guide

    The aim of this guide is to provide occupational safety and health (OSH) practitioners with a basic understanding of the key issues of occupational health provision in construction.

    • Advice guide
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  • PACE interview

    IOSH
    Pace interviews

    The aim of this guide is to provide information to help you understand the process of a PACE interview.

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  • Getting the message? Guidance on communication

    IOSH
    Technical guide

    The aim of this guide is to provide occupational safety and health (OSH) practitioners with a basic understanding of the importance of clear communication within organisations. The guide will also be of interest to managers, directors, HR personnel and others with an interest in intra-organisational communication.

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