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10 December 2018

A person’s body temperature is affected by more than the environment alone. Health and lifestyle factors contribute significantly to the way individuals perceive cold.

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20 November 2018

ARCO IS encouraging the use of breathalysers in the work place this festive season.

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30 October 2018

While the total cost of work-place injuries (slips, trips and falls) has dropped by 35% since 2004/5, the cost of work-related ill health has not changed since 2011. 

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26 October 2018

With repetitive strain injuries (RSIs) affecting operators costing British businesses millions of pounds each year in sick pay and lost productivity, Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks has revealed that GRENDiA ES will be the first IC engine range to benefit from its pioneering armrest with award-winning fingertip controls.  

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26 October 2018

Migraine is the third most common disease in the world, affecting an estimated one in seven people globally. It is important for employers to consider making reasonable adjustments for employees who suffer from migraines. These may include flexible working practices and adapting the physical environment to help prevent the triggering of a migraine. 

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03 August 2018

If you need anti-fatigue matting that is strong, comfortable, fire resistant, oil resistant and can be ordered in a custom length, then PinnacleMat from First Mats is the answer. 

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26 July 2018

If an employee has a work-related problem which is preventing them from doing their job effectively, occupational health acts on behalf of the employer to assist the worker to recover from injury.

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17 July 2018

INDUSTRIAL WORKERS are exposed to dirt and contamination on a daily basis. Power Foams from Deb provide a powerful but caring clean.

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09 July 2018

THE WEATHER in Britain can often be unpredictable and on the rare occasion of a heatwave, high temperatures can pose particular risks for employers. Clare Porciani offers advice into handling a heatwave.

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18 July 2018

STANLEY SECURITY has announced a partnership with software manufacturer Oxehealth to supply advanced patient care and staff safety systems for the UK mental health sector. 

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03 July 2018

WHY NOT get a copy of NQA's new ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health & Safety Implementation Guide, which was created to support you through your implementation journey.

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03 July 2018

OUTDOOR WORKERS have a higher than average risk of developing skin cancer, with 1,700 people, getting skin cancer from sun exposure at work each year.

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24 July 2018



RESEARCH CONDUCTED on behalf of SGS reveals that the UK’s public sector organisations are falling well behind their private sector counterparts when it comes to health and safety.

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01 June 2018

Rowlands Pharmacy’s workplace-based healthy living programme of events are said to be saving lives by alerting staff to conditions like high blood pressure, a silent killer which can trigger heart attacks.

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30 January 2018

Welfare 4 Hire Limited, the specialist site welfare rental company, has taken delivery of their one hundredth mobile welfare unit from AJC Trailers Limited.

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29 January 2018

Bull Products has secured a contract to supply its Cygnus alarm system during work on the new 61,000-seater Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

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22 January 2018

Glanbia Performance Nutrition has adopted an innovative approach borrowed from the world of professional sports to help prevent musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

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13 November 2017

Make your workplace compliant, safer and more efficient with durable pipe markers, safety signs, CLP-labels and area marking from Brady. Discover practical examples in our 16 visuals guide.

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03 October 2017

Did you know 13% of all workplace fatalities are due to Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA)?

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19 September 2017

After almost 10 years of working with clients, BACK-TRACK Europe has officially launched the BACK-TRACK system to minimize workplace back injuries and the absence they cause.

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FEATURES

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22 May 2018

Employers are generally well aware of the need to protect their employees’ eyes from hazardous substances and flying objects, but there is a threat to eyesight that is far more prevalent in almost all employees’ lives – the sun. Ultraviolet (UV) rays emitted by the sun can cause short- and long-term eye damage including cataracts and age-related macular degeneration. Jim Lythgow, director of strategic alliances, Specsavers Corporate Eyecare, explains more

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06 June 2018

Since the publication of Dame Carol Black’s seminal review of the health of the working-age population 10 years ago, there has been a noticeable shift in responsibility for workers’ well-being to employers. Workplace health-promotion initiatives linked to what people do outside of work in terms of eating, sleeping and exercising are increasingly common, but the jury’s still out on whether they constitute interest or interference. Tina Weadick investigates

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05 March 2018

The HSM Campaigns Hub provides you with information on the latest health & safety initiatives. This issue, we look at All Safe Minds – a campaign launched by UK construction giant Willmott Dixon to encourage mental fitness across the UK construction sector

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02 March 2018

There are some careers you simply should not consider if you are a bit of a day-dreamer: air-traffic controller, interpreter at the UN Security Council, public-transport driver, heavy-machinery operator. Even a momentary lapse in concentration while fulfilling these demanding roles can result in disaster. Tina Weadick explains how complete awareness and total focus – in other words, mindfulness – can be of benefit to both employee and employer

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16 November 2017

Each issue HSM puts the spotlight on worker health protection by speaking to a member of BOHS about the challenges and rewards of working in the field of worker health protection. In this issue we talk to Amanda Parker.

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09 January 2018

There is still one vital area of health and safety that employers are not paying attention to. Paul Jakeway, marketing director of skin health specialist Deb, reveals why employees have to start speaking out about their skin health.

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18 September 2017

The HSM Campaigns Hub provides you with information on the latest health & safety initiatives and how you can get involved. This month we examine the LOcHER Project.

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14 September 2017

One in five people will live with sight loss in their lifetime, despite at least half of all cases being avoidable, warns a new report published by charity Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and high street optician Specsavers.

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13 September 2017

Each issue HSM puts the spotlight on worker health protection by speaking to a member of BOHS about the challenges and rewards of working in the field of worker health protection. In this issue we talk to industrial hygienist Bayo Awosanya.

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26 July 2017

Each issue HSM speaks to a member of the BOHS about the challenges and rewards of working as an occupational hygienist. This issue we talk to Justina Sebag-Montefiore, senior occupational hygienist at Babcock International Group.

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30 May 2017

We are warned before we go on holiday of the dangers of the sun and ultraviolet (UV) rays, but more should be done to make outdoor workers aware of the risks and how to stay protected? Paul Jakeway, marketing director at skin care specialist Deb, explains the harmful, or even deadly risk that UV rays pose for outdoor workers, and how health & safety managers can minimise the risk.

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26 May 2017

Each issue HSM puts the spotlight on worker health protection by speaking to a member of BOHS about the challenges and rewards of working in the field of worker health protection. In this issue we talk to Cath Hare, operations manager at Alcumus COSHH.

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18 April 2017

Each issue HSM speaks to a member of the BOHS about the challenges and rewards of working as an occupational hygienist. This issue we talk to Chris Beach.

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06 March 2017

The HSM Campaigns Hub provides you with information on the latest health & safety initiatives and guidance on how you can get involved. This issue we examine the Health & Safety Executive's Helping Great Britain Work Well campaign, which focuses on addressing health in the workplace.

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01 March 2017

UK country manager, Martin Stevens, explains how Ejendals is adding value to its Footstop pressure mapping service in a bid to deliver wellbeing messages to customers’ employees.

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28 February 2017

Clair Weston, marketing manager at UVEX (UK) examines why fatigue at work - whether physical, mental, or emotional - can be a killer.

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01 March 2017

Simon Field, a technical specialist at science-based technology company 3M, offers some sound advice for protecting workers against hazardous noises.

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31 January 2017

How technology has become a ‘good virus’, underpinning powerful improvements in health and safety culture by Matthew Elson, CEO of SHE Software.

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27 January 2017

Each issue HSM speaks to a member of the BOHS about the challenges and rewards of working as an occupational hygienist. This issue we talk to occupational hygienist at BAE Systems, Katie Dugdale.

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24 November 2016

Each issue HSM speaks to a member of the BOHS about the challenges and rewards of working as an occupational hygienist. This issue we talk to Julian Dowson, director of Peritus Health Management.

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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07 November 2016

This Escape-Mattress® model can be folded double so that it is easy to move and store.

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07 November 2016

All makes and models of evacuation chairs.

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07 June 2016

GrittyFOAM is a rich-cream heavy duty foaming hand cleanser with suspended, non-abrasive cornmeal bio-scrubbers™ for deep-cleaning action without damaging the skin or the environment.

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01 February 2018

This course is designed to raise awareness of risks staff may face while lone working and give them the tools they need to minimize these risks.

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20 September 2017

Bollé Safety, a world leader in the design and manufacture of protective eyewear, will be launching its new and unique All Inclusive Prescription Pack with their exclusive Platinum double sided anti-scratch and anti-fog lens K and N lens coating at this year’s exhibition.

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10 November 2017

Ideal for basic noise level assessments, emergency service alarm testing, sound system installation and vehicle noise measurement

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07 June 2016

There are approximately 40,000 new diagnoses of work-related skin disease per year and statistics show that skin cancer is a developing issue; of the 2055 cases reported of work-related skin disease, 73% were dermatitis and 19% were skin cancer.

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07 November 2016

Turn regular mattresses into evacuation mattresses.

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24 August 2017

Zehnder CleanAir 2 removes airborne dust particles from the air in retail, commercial and public applications.

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24 August 2017

Zehnder CleanAir 3 removes airborne dust particles from the air in industrial and commercial applications.

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24 August 2017

Zehnder CleanAir 12 removes airborne dust particles from the air in industrial and commercial applications.

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07 November 2016

Practical evac chair training sessions teach trainees to use evacuation chairs in the event of an emergency, and to do so with confidence.

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13 May 2016

Svantek’s cable-free SV104 personal noise dosimeter offers voice comments, audio events recording, octave band analysis, large 8 GB memory and OLED screen for excellent visibility.

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20 September 2017

Bollé Safety, a world leader in the design and manufacture of protective eyewear, will be launching a new version of the market leading Pilot goggle at this year’s exhibition, a new versatile, high impact protection safety goggle.

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07 June 2016

OxyBAC is a new rich-cream foam antibacterial hand wash that combines Deb Foam Technology™ with Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide antimicrobial agent to provide unique benefits compared with all other antibacterial hand wash products.

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