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  • IOSH recommends linking executive pay and bonuses to occupational safety and health performance

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    The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)

    Leaders would have even greater incentive to improve safety and health if their performance was more transparent and executive pay and bonuses were linked to it, suggests the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

    This is one of nine summary recommendations made by IOSH in its response to the UK Government’s Corporate Governance Reform Green Paper proposals, which follow public concern about serious failures, such as those at Sports Direct.

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  • IOSH: new UK approach needed to support those with ill-health and disabilities at work

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    Disability at work

    A change of approach is needed in how the UK tackles work-related illness and supports people with health conditions and disabilities who wish to be employed, says the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

    Better use of the large number of occupational safety and health practitioners (OSH) in the UK, and a “stronger multidisciplinary approach” to harnessing OSH professionals’ skills as part of workplace teams would help the UK Government achieve its aim of creating a more diverse and inclusive workforce, the Institution has stated.

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  • European health professionals welcome No Time to Lose campaign

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    Delegates at the CANCON Final Conference with IOSH's No Time to Lose campaign materials

    Over 70 health experts in Europe applauded IOSH’s No Time to Lose campaign at a leading cancer conference in Malta earlier this week (14-15 February).

    The campaign, which aims to raise awareness of occupational cancer and help businesses take action by providing free practical resources, was showcased by exclusive invitation at the ‘Final Conference of the Joint Action on Comprehensive Cancer Control’.

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  • Meeting brings ISO 45001 'closer'

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    Richard Jones 1 cropped

    The 8th international meeting of the ISO PC 283 Work Group took place on 6-10 February in Vienna.

    IOSH, a Category A Liaison body, was represented by Richard Jones, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, and IOSH member Phil Bates. They were among the 60 international delegates in attendance.

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  • No Time to Lose showcased at major cancer conference in Malta

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    IOSH's No Time to Lose campaign has been translated into Maltese

    IOSH’s No Time to Lose campaign will be exhibited exclusively at the ‘Final Conference of the Joint Action on Comprehensive Cancer Control’ at the Hilton hotel in Malta, on 14-15 February 2017.

    The conference has been organised to coincide with the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union and aims to share solutions from the European Guide on Quality Improvement in Comprehensive Cancer Control (CANCON).

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