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  • Business directors join the IOSH board

    folder 28 March 2018
    The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)

    Two seasoned business strategists from the worlds of manufacturing and international shipping have joined IOSH’s Board of Trustees.

    Corporate member trustee Kevin Furniss CMIOSH and Neal Walker, independent trustee, attended their first board meeting last week, and revealed similar motivations for volunteering.

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  • Join IOSH Council and develop yourself and your Institution

    folder 26 March 2018
    180326 Council

    Do you want an “excellent personal development opportunity”? How about a “positive networking experience”?

    If so, joining IOSH’s Council may just be the ideal next step for you.

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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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