IOSH in the news 2016

Here you’ll find selected highlights of past coverage IOSH has received in various forms of media

No Time to Lose conference

Immediate Past President Tim Briggs was interviewed on ITV News Yorkshire’s Calendar show about our No Time to Lose campaign and the dangers of sun exposure at work (July 2016)

Building Construction Design Online covered IOSH's webinar on mental health in construction (July 2016)

Trident Medical Services’ pledge to NTTL has been covered in HR Director online (July 2016)

Steve Summer, from the IOSH Public Services Group discussed how employees in public sector buildings can be kept out of harm's way in the July edition of Government Business (July 2016 pg 58-59)

HSE International featured IOSH 2016 and the announcement of IOSH Blueprint (July 2016 pg 14)

IOSH was mentioned in the Business Reporter online on the subject of UK companies misapplying HSE regulations (June 2016)

Paul Fenner of the IOSH Food and Drink Group was featured in the May edition of Food Manufacture Magazine (May 2016)

HSME magazine published an IOSH feature on textile workers' safety in their May edition of the magazine (May 2016 pg37-45)

An article on occupational cancer in Equal Times included Shelly Frost, IOSH executive director of policy (April 2016)

Dave Garicoh, Chair of the IOSH Education Group, was featured in Education Business magazine speaking about how staff and students can be kept sage during school refurbishment projects (April 2016)

Mark Hughes, from the IOSH Health and Social Care group, spoke on the correct use of signage in hospitals in Health Business magazine (April 2016)

Aggregates Business Europe covered the launch of the Silica phase of the No Time To Lose campaign (March 2016)

A new project to send personalised text messages to construction workers about sun safety was featured on BBC Radio Scotland and Medical News Today. Researchers from Heriot-Watt University are working with the Institute of Occupational Medicine and construction companies to develop the IOSH-commissioned initiative.(March 2016)

The NTTL silica launch was featured on Yahoo Finance (March 2016)

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work covered the NTTL silica round-table discussion in their OSH news section (March 2016)

Simon Hatson, Chair of IOSH’s Offshore Group, gave an interview for The Guardian on getting into the health and safety industry (March 2016)

HSE International featured the IOSH Northern Ireland Branch's 50th Anniversary (March 2016)

The Belfast Telegraph, Leicester Mercury, Western Mail, Plymouth Herald, Beverley Guardian, Highland News, Hull Daily Mail, Lancashire Telegraph, Isle of Man Examiner and Teeside Evening Gazette all ran letters from their respective IOSH branch chair which gave details of the NTTL silica launch (March 2016)  

The launch of of the silica phase of the No Time To Lose campaign was covered on Building Construction Design (March 2016)

PR Newswire featured the launch of the Silica phase of the No Time To Lose campaign (March 2016)

The February edition of  Rail Professional contained a double page spread on exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica with an interview with Keith Morey, Chair of the IOSH Railway Group (February 2016 p88-89)

Dave Garioch, Chair of the IOSH Education Group spoke on ensuring school safety during building work in Education Business Online (February 2016)

Safeguard Magazine included an story about the recent NZISM presentation to IOSH (January/February 2016 edition)

The January edition of Roofing Magazine contains a two-page spread on roofers’ occupational health. It contains details of both the NTTL campaign and the Construction Group’s recent and upcoming activities (January 2016)