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Combatting back-to-work anxiety in STEM

In this article, we will explore back-to-work anxiety in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) industries and how to combat it.
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Balancing safety measures with tight budgets in government-funded organisations

Nick Wilson, Director of Health & Safety Services, and James Tamm, Director of Legal Services at Ellis Whittam, explain how those within education, local government and the charity sector can sustain safety measures in the workplace despite financial constraints.
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Impacts of COVID-19 on the fashion industry

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has largely affected the fashion industry from the people it employs to the waste it has created, however this crisis could present an opportunity to rethink the industry.
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5 simple ways to meet new workplace safety standards

Lee Hatwell, director of Munday + Cramer, addresses some of the most frequently asked questions regarding what simple measures can be taken to meet new Government safety standards and ease employee anxieties towards returning to work.
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How can you build a genuinely inclusive organisation?

Stephen Frost, Founder of Frost Included, discusses the ways to build an inclusive organisation that centres the experiences of minorities.
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How can businesses ensure that their workplaces are COVID-secure?

Tautvydas Karitonas, Head of Research and Development at Inivos, provides insight on how businesses can ensure that when their employees return to work, their work environment is COVID-secure.
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Reopening the workplace in Italy, Sweden and the United States

In this article, member firms of Ius Laboris, provide guidance on the main employment issues around both operating in the current crisis and reopening the workplace in Italy, Sweden and the United States.
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The role of technology in keeping frontline care workers safe during crisis

Steve Sawyer, managing director of Access Health & Social Care, explains how technology is helping care providers to protect the safety of frontline care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Caring for your eyes whilst working from home

Roshni Patel, optometrist at Lenstore, highlights three key areas you need to address to make sure you’re caring for your eyes in the best way possible whilst working from home.
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After Covid-19: New ways of working in offices or at home

PLACEmaking examine how ways of working will have changed after the Covid-19 pandemic with a shift from working in offices.
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How can your organisation create a safe workplace for key workers?

Shaun Doak, CEO of REACT Specialist Cleaning, advises how organisations can create a safe workplace for key workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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COVID-19 health and safety measures

Nick Wilson, Director of Health & Safety Services at Ellis Whittam, discusses the health and safety measures businesses in public and private sectors must now adhere to in light of COVID-19 when it comes to both the workplace and employers’ responsibilities for staff working from home.
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Positional awareness: The missing link to manual handling workplace training

Toni-Louise Gianatti from Soter Analytics, discusses why positional awareness is the missing link to behavioural change in manual handling workplace training.
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How should employers handle the Coronavirus outbreak?

Paul Holcroft, Associate Director at Croner, highlights some of the main issues that will affect employers regarding the recent Coronavirus outbreak and how to deal with them.
damage to your health

How the desk job could lead to permanent damage to your health

Alex Wilkins, iHASCO, highlights the hidden hazards in the workplace that could result in permanent damage to your health.
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Modern slavery: Brexit threatens to worsen conditions

Here, Harry Sanders from the Immigration Advice Service explains how Brexit is poised to worsen the existence of modern slavery in the UK.
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Assessing nanomaterials health risks in the workplace

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group assesses nanomaterials health risks in the workplace, starting with an overall perspective on the topic that includes risk assessment policies.
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Government urges employers to transform sick pay

Employers are being urged to transform support for disabled people and those on long-term sick leave under new government proposals.
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Long working hours shorten life expectancy by 9 years

Working weeks that exceed 48 hours may shorten life expectancy by up to 9 years, new research shows.
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Outdoor employees are most affected by air pollution in hot weather

British Safety Council welcomes HSE guidance on working in hot weather and looks forward to the regulator’s advice for outdoor employees working in polluted urban air.

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