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Here you'll find all the latest news, views and developments from IOSH and in the world of health and safety.

Read the latest news releases related to the media and our members and see how we are speaking out to keep people safe and healthy at work.

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  • Peterborough’s HSE professionals hear about cancer and diesel fumes

    Mega phone 23 March 2017
    Diesel

    The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) will explain how exposure to diesel fumes at work can cause cancer at an event in Peterborough today (Thursday 23 March).

    Research suggests that in Britain more than 650 people a year die of lung or bladder cancer as a result of being exposed to diesel fumes at work. Around 800 new cases of cancer linked to diesel exhaust fume exposure are registered each year as well.

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  • IOSH recognised by European health campaign

    Mega phone 22 March 2017
    Healthy workplaces

    IOSH’s contribution to a Europe-wide campaign to promote good health and safety for working people of all ages is recognised today at a ceremony in Brussels.

    The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) will present the Institution with a certificate to acknowledge its efforts to help raise awareness of the agency's ‘Healthy Workplaces for All Ages’ campaign.

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  • IOSH launches new suite of health and safety courses

    Mega phone 21 March 2017
    Training courses

    Fire safety and environmental management are the subject of three new courses launched today by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

    Environment for Business, Fire Safety for Managers and Fire Safety Awareness have been developed in collaboration with world-renowned experts to respond to the needs of industry partners in different sectors and regions.

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  • One-in-four road deaths in Ireland is work-related, study shows

    Mega phone 21 March 2017
    Nearly a quarter of all road traffic fatalities in Ireland are work-related, according to a new report published by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

    Nearly a quarter of all road traffic fatalities in Ireland are work-related, according to a new report published by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

    Of these deaths, 85% are of bystanders while the remaining 15% are of workers themselves.

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  • New IOSH Group to address risks in financial services

    folder 21 March 2017
    Yoga class

    Workers in the financial services face an array of risks to their health and safety, the Chair of a new IOSH group said today.

    Founding members of the Financial Services Group – the 17th IOSH group – meet for the first time today.

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