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  • Rail conference to highlight industry change challenges

    Mega phone 20 October 2017
    rail crop

    The health and safety challenges created by changes to the rail network in the UK will be highlighted at a major industry conference.

    With increasing passenger numbers leading to greater investment and changes in management structures, the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s (IOSH) annual Rail Industry Conference will examine what these changes mean for its members and other senior leaders.

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  • Kosovan rail leaders visit UK sites on study tour

    Mega phone 18 October 2017
    171018 Kosovo visit

    A delegation of leaders from Kosovo’s railway industry have visited the UK to examine how the two countries manage health and safety.

    Representatives from three organisations were shown around key rail sites and businesses and met with experts from the UK’s rail network during their visit, arranged by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

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  • Reporting campaign lands agriculture firm health and safety gong

    Mega phone 16 October 2017
    Food and Drink Awards 2017

    A campaign to encourage employee reporting of unsafe acts and conditions has landed the UK’s largest agricultural supply firm a major health and safety award.

    AB Agri Ltd scooped first place in the International Food and Drink Health and Safety Awards 2017.

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  • Ex-rugby star and pilot says human factors vital in OSH management

    Mega phone 13 October 2017
    171013 Rory Underwood

    Human factors are a crucial element of health and safety management, former England rugby international Rory Underwood MBE told a major food and drink conference.

    While there are a “wealth of procedures in the safety world”, he said, incidents still happen because “humans make mistakes”.

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  • Staff with mental health issues need support to return to work

    Mega phone 09 October 2017
    171009 Mental health

    More support is needed for employees returning to work after suffering from mental health problems, according to new research published today.

    The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is launching this report and findings, Return to work after common mental disorders, to provide insights and resources for employers, health professionals and workers ahead of World Mental Health Day 2017.

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