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  • Why cycling to work can boost employees and employers

    Mega phone 15 August 2018
    180815 Cyclists

    Physical activity such as cycling to work brings huge benefits for both employees and employers, the chartered body for safety and health professionals said today, Wednesday 15 August.

    Across the UK, thousands of workers were arriving at work on their bikes today, as part of the annual Cycle to Work Day.

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  • Managing OSH risks key to TV shows loved by millions

    Mega phone 07 August 2018
    180807 Ruth Denyer

    Award-winning soaps, reality TV and chat shows are just a few of the programmes that keep millions of UK viewers glued to their televisions.

    But none of it would be possible without successfully managing the huge variety of health and safety risks that producing such shows presents.

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  • Health and wellbeing focus for annual Food and Drink conference

    Mega phone 02 August 2018
    180802 Food and Drink

    From stress-busting techniques to the latest technology to prevent musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), IOSH’s annual Food and Drink Manufacturing Health and Safety Conference will examine key areas affecting this and other industries.

    Mental health campaigners Jonny Benjamin MBE and Neil Laybourn will draw on their experiences to examine the issue at the two-day event. Jonny is the creator of the ThinkWell schools mental health programme while Neil is co-founder of the ‘This Can Happen 2018’ workplace mental health platform.

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  • Coping with heat in the workplace

    Mega phone 01 August 2018
    180801 Summer working

    As the UK experiences one of its hottest summers on record, the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is encouraging employers and employees to take simple, sensible steps to adapt to working in the heat.

    In many cases, it’s easier to warm up people who work indoors than it is to cool them down, so individuals should play their part in keeping cool and drinking enough water.

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  • IOSH Council election results announced

    folder 31 July 2018
    180731 Council

    Twelve IOSH members have been elected to the Institution’s Council.

    They have been chosen from a record 45 candidates and will serve for three years, joining existing Council members, from the AGM on 18 September.

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