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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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  • The role of health problems and drug treatments in accidental injury at work

    Cover of The role of health problems and drug treatments in accidental injury at work

    This report analysed risks of workplace injury arising from epilepsy, diabetes, mental health disorders, impairments of vision and hearing, disorders of balance, and certain drug treatments known to effect brain function.

    This research was funded with the University of Southampton through Professor Keith Palmer.

    • Reports
  • 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.

    • Advice guide
  • Home office, mobile office - Managing remote working

    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.
    • Advice guide
  • First anniversary of the introduction of health and safety sentencing guidelines – IOSH position statement

    • IOSH positions
  • Return to work after cancer

    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.

    • Advice guide
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