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  • “Landmark day” as ISO 45001 launched

    Mega phone 12 March 2018
    170704 Richard Jones

    Today, Monday 12 March, is “a landmark day” in occupational safety and health (OSH) as ISO 45001 is launched.

    With 2.78 million people being killed worldwide each year by work-related injury or ill health, the new global standard can encourage “much-needed solutions”, according to the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

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  • Health and safety “at the root” of successful film-making

    Mega phone 07 March 2018
    180307 NFTS

    Looking after the health, safety and wellbeing of crew and cast was “at the root” of successfully producing a film, according to two-award-winning film-makers.

    Sabina Smitham and Emma Clarke said it is not possible to make “a great film” with “a tired and hungry crew who feel uneasy about the way you run the floor”.

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  • Tragedy shows lessons must be learned – but standards are improving

    Mega phone 06 March 2018
    180306 Qatar conference

    A recent surge in members and constructive conversations with government and business representatives were indicators of an increased focus on occupational safety and health in Qatar, IOSH’s Qatar Branch said today.

    The findings of an inquest into the death of a British worker at a Qatar 2022 World Cup stadium building site while using ‘potentially lethal equipment’ were, however, a reminder that lessons must be learned to bring about further health and safety improvements, it said.

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  • IOSH members invited to take part in EBRD review

    folder 01 March 2018
    180301 Moldova

    IOSH members have an opportunity to contribute to a review of the future work of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

    The bank, which is committed to enhancing OSH standards in developing countries, is currently undergoing a five-yearly review of three governance documents which inform the work it does.

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  • Bulgarian OSH network representatives visit IOSH

    folder 27 February 2018
    Bulgarian delegation

    Delegates from the Foundation Center for Safety and Health at Work (FCBZR) in Bulgaria conducted a benchmarking visit to IOSH.

    Ljupcho Kochovski and Ekaterina Borisova met with representatives from across IOSH’s directorates, with a particular focus on the membership CPD scheme.

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