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  • Future news content moves to refreshed IOSH website

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    The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)

    Now the first phase of IOSH's new website has been made live, news and views content can be found there.

    The news section of the refreshed site is the best place to keep in touch with everything happening in the world of occupational safety and health.

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  • How the lessons learned from Kegworth changed the way we manage aircraft safety

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    Kegworth air disaster

    As we approach the 30th anniversary of the Kegworth air disaster (8 January), Martin Brennan, Vice-Chair of the IOSH Aviation and Aerospace Group, discusses how the tragic event led to industry-wide change.

    As we approach the 30th anniversary of Kegworth, our thoughts are with the families and loved one of the 47 people who lost their lives as well as those who survived this tragic event.

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  • Gatwick runway closure: IOSH condemns “irresponsible” drone use

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    181220 Gatwick closure

    IOSH has condemned the actions of those in control of drones sighted near Gatwick Airport.

    Flights were unable to take off from the UK airport and expected arrivals were diverted after its runway was closed on the evening of Wednesday 19 December.

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  • "Attitude change” needed to prevent Grenfell repeat

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    170714 Grenfell Tower

    Some firms in the construction industry must “change their attitude to building and fire safety” to prevent a repeat of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, IOSH has said.

    Responding to the UK Government’s announcement about proposed new regulations for high-rise buildings, IOSH has urged builders to take the initiative and begin the culture change needed before it is imposed on them.

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  • Concerns about use of employee volunteers to tackle mental health issues prompt new guidance

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    Mental health first aid

    Fresh concerns about how businesses use employees to support colleagues with mental health issues have prompted new guidance for bosses.

    The guidance, released by the chartered body for health and safety professionals, assists businesses with designing robust mental health systems and highlights how ‘mental health first aid’ (MHFA) needs to be included in a wider system of support for employees.

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