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Has technology made dangerous jobs safer?

Certain jobs, like deep sea diving, bring an element of risk with them: in what sectors has technology made dangerous jobs safer?
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Is depression the biggest challenge in farming?

Living well is the key to farming well- depression is emerging as one of the biggest yet unspoken challenges in farming in the modern day.
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Canadian government announces $11 million funding for Trauma

From firefighters and police officers to paramedics and correctional workers: all public safety personnel will benefit from Post-Traumatic Stress Injury research.
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Nanomaterials: Understanding and managing the risks

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) helps us to understand and manage the risks when it comes to nanomaterials, as we find out here.
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New health and safety technology for businesses in 2019

TRUE Solicitors have identified the latest health and safety technology that businesses should look out for in 2019.
Musculoskeletal issues

Musculoskeletal issues made worse by workplace conditions

Waste collection systems used throughout the UK could be causing significant long-term musculoskeletal issues for workers, research has shown.
mental health training

Independent study reveals positive impact of mental health training

New research commissioned by IOSH, has shown that Mental Health First Aid training has significantly raised awareness about mental health in the workplace
health conditions

Support awarded to help people with health conditions stay in work

People with health conditions will receive further support to manage their health conditions at work, thanks to 19 innovative projects set to receive millions in government funding
work-life balance

Scandinavian countries beat Britain on good work-life balance

Denmark and Sweden sit at the top of the list for finding the perfect work-life balance while the UK came in at an unlucky 13th position.
work-related stress

HSE release Talking Toolkit to help employers manage work-related stress

The Health and Safety Executive has launched 'Talking Toolkit', an online resource which gives advice to employers on how to reduce work-related stress.
ergonomic furniture

The benefits of ergonomic furniture on both physical and mental wellbeing

A recent report by Digby Brown Solicitors revealed that a large proportion of the 600,000 or so workplace injuries recorded every year in the UK, can be rooted back to outdated and unsafe office furniture
agriculture industry

Agriculture industry has highest death rate, report shows

The latest report from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has revealed that the agriculture industry still has the highest rate of fatal injuries compared to any other sector.
Workplace technology

Workplace technology – How has it impacted health and safety?

Employers have a duty of care to ensure that employees are not at risk when at work in businesses and organisations across Britain —so how are employers using technology to stay within the law and protect their team?  
mobility issues

Disability and public spaces

The UK’s population is living longer, meaning that more of us will experience mobility issues in our lifetime. Although this is the case, there is still an issue when it comes to the accessibility of our homes, buildings and public spaces
health promotion

Health promotion in the workplace

The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH) share their thoughts on how to promote health in the workplace, as this detailed analysis reveals
work-related musculoskeletal disorders

Work-related musculoskeletal disorders: The path towards absolute prevention

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group provides a comprehensive overview work-related musculoskeletal disorders, focussing on the path towards absolute prevention.
musculoskeletal disorders

Work-related musculoskeletal disorders

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group provides a comprehensive overview of work-related musculoskeletal disorders, including impact reduction
smart working

Smart working – let us make your place work for you

Emmanuel Chautemps, Director of Bouygues E&S FM UK limited explains how smart working can transform workplaces to improve happiness, wellbeing, and productivity

How does workplace safety fare across Europe?

Luke Rees, Head of Digital at Accuracast examines data on workplace safety across Europe and analyses discrepancies between nations on how safe workers feel Danger is all around, and especially at the workplace. Electric cables, heavy machinery, large heights, not to mention sick colleagues. But whether one is aware of the...
Behaviour at work influences health and safety

Behaviour at work influences health and safety

Rob Burgon, Workplace Safety Manager at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) details how our behaviour at work can influence our health and safety. In the workplace, there are human factors – such as the working environment, organisational and job factors, and human and individual characteristics – which...

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