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Construction Drivers Exposed to Significant Black Carbon Diesel Emissions

RESEARCH by King’s College London, funded by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), shows that professional construction drivers are exposed to significant...

Research Reveals Need for Hazard-Identifying App

RESEARCH FUNDED by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), and conducted by researchers from Glasgow Caledonian University, has found that the use...

Mental Health Still a No-Go Zone for Four in Five Workers

FOUR IN FIVE British workers won’t discuss mental health problems with their boss because they fear being stigmatised and judged incapable, new survey findings...

Businesses Urged to Save Lives by Promoting Good Sun Safety

THE CHARTERED body for health and safety professionals has warned that thousands of skin cancer cases in the UK could be prevented if businesses...

New IOSH Event Tackles Stigma Against LGBT Construction Workers

A NEW event, organised by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s (IOSH) London Metropolitan Branch, will address challenges experienced by LGBT workers in...

Campaign to Manage the Risks of Asbestos-Related Cancer

LIVES ARE still being put at risk by companies failing to manage exposure to asbestos – two decades after the cancer-causing material was banned...

Working at Height: Where Are We Now? And Where Are We...

2018 has been a busy year for MSA Safety - the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect...

Employers Urged to Protect Workers from Cancer-Causing Welding Fumes

THE Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is urging employers to ensure workers are protected from cancer-causing welding fumes as enforcement of raised...

Students Urged not to Play Russian Roulette with Deadly Asbestos

Students from construction-related courses have been warned breathing in asbestos fibres is like “playing Russian roulette” with their lives. Young tradespeople from Boston College heard...

Poor Mental Health in Construction Industry Labelled ‘the Silent Epidemic’

Poor mental health in the construction industry has been described as ‘the silent epidemic’ during a speech at IOSH's first annual Construction Conference, highlighting...