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  • Impossible to rule out another Grenfell – fire review author

    Mega phone 18 September 2018
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    The author of an independent review into fire safety and building regulations has warned it is impossible to rule out another “catastrophic event” like the Grenfell Tower tragedy if changes aren’t made to the regulatory system.

    Addressing delegates at IOSH 2018, the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s annual international conference, Dame Judith Hackitt said she was “truly shocked” about standards in the built environment when she started her review.

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  • Safety and health professionals urged to “speak language of boardroom”

    Mega phone 17 September 2018
    Craig Foyle

    Safety and health professionals were today (Monday 17 September) urged to combine their technical know-how with business acumen to strengthen the drive to prevent work-related accidents and ill health.

    Craig Foyle, outgoing president of IOSH, the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, told its annual international conference that there is increasing recognition among businesses of the connection between protecting workers and being successful.

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  • Experienced safety consultant voted new IOSH President-Elect

    Mega phone 07 September 2018
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    Professor Andrew Sharman has been voted in as the next President-Elect of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

    An IOSH member for two decades, Prof Sharman is chief executive of RMS, a global safety and health consultancy which supports organisations in high-risk sectors including mining, construction and oil and gas.

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  • Dublin launch for ‘Dangerous Substances’ campaign partnership

    Mega phone 06 September 2018
    180906 EUOSHA

    Two international organisations for safety and health at work are launching partnership support for a campaign about how ‘Healthy Workplaces Manage Dangerous Substances’ during a top conference in Dublin today.

    IOSH, the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, will launch its support for this vital campaign run across Europe by EU-OSHA, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, at Castleknock Hotel during this year’s IOSH Ireland Conference.

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  • IOSH launches new student membership category

    Mega phone 03 September 2018
    180903 Student membership

    Safety and health professionals of the future can benefit from “a world of” career and development opportunities available through a Student Membership category launched by the global Chartered body for this field.

    The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) says the new category will enable it to “develop and improve” the support it offers for people new to the profession which, in the UK and worldwide, needs to sustain a flow of new talent as demand grows.

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