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02 December 2019

More active management of sick leave could save the UK economy £56 billion each year in lost time, management costs and productivity losses, experts have claimed.

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11 November 2019

Already a feature rich EHS software solution, Elmstone Systems, creator of Mirashare, is marking its 20th anniversary with the introduction of two significant new developments.

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18 November 2019

Orthomat anti-fatigue matting from COBA Europe has been installed by Hotter at its Skelmersdale site in Lancashire.

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28 August 2019

Emergency safety showers and eye wash units, which often remain unused for extended periods, must be managed effectively to reduce the risk of Legionella bacteria growing, surviving and spreading.

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27 August 2019

Chubb Fire & Security’s Community Care business has extended its contract with social housing provider, North Devon Homes, to deliver planned preventative maintenance services to warden call systems protecting residents across 11 UK sites.

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05 June 2019

At Safety & Health Expo 2019, inspection, verification, testing and certification organisation, SGS will discuss how its services can help companies become more efficient, sustainable and productive.

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30 May 2019

EDDIE THE Eagle and SafeStart UK founder, Larry Wilson, co-present in the Keynote Theatre at SHExpo 2019.

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03 April 2019

Condair plc has been accredited by the Workplace Wellbeing Charter, the national accreditation standard that recognises an organisation’s commitment to improving the lives of those who work there.

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28 March 2019

Musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries are the largest cause of sickness absence accounting for 40% of all 9.5 million working days lost.

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12 March 2019

HCML has created a new way to capture individual sick-leave cases before they turn into long-term absence management headaches and believes its MAP-Lite professional resolution service could save the UK £56 billion in lost time, productivity and management costs.

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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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FEATURES

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10 October 2019

Physical and mental health can be connected, and Chris Brooks looks at the importance of self-care and looking after your skin is a step in the right direction for workers.

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21 August 2019

The recent HSM webinar on workplace wellness, brought to you in association with Cority and IOSH, explores health beyond traditional Hazards.

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13 May 2019

Planning is the key to ensuring your health and safety arrangements really work and in the latest webinar from Southalls Ian Hatherly, Richard Denton, Sarah Leake and Caroline Lee looked at COSHH, asbestos and legionella, outlining challenges that their clients face today in terms of the increased focus on health and safety this year.

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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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SPONSORED CONTENT

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07 November 2016

Light weight basic evacuation chair with standard seat with extra fixation, armrests and footrest. The headrest is padded (upholstered) for extra comfort and the Anti-slip on operating handle and lower frame ensures easy and safe handling.

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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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24 August 2017

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

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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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24 August 2017

Zehnder CleanAir 6 removes airborne dust particles from the air in industrial and commercial applications.

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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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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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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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24 August 2017

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

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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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24 August 2017

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

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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