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26 Oct, 2017, 13:58 BST Employers Must "Step up to the Mark" on Mental Health

The leading global professional health and safety body today calls on employers to "step up to the mark" and commit to new standards on workplace...


28 Apr, 2017, 14:41 BST IOSH: A New Vision to Protect Workers Supports Experts' Call for Better Data on Occupational Accidents and Diseases

A new global strategy to tackle inequalities in safeguarding the world's workforce has been launched by the leading professional body in health and...


14 Mar, 2016, 07:05 GMT Cross-industry Push to Combat Cancer Risk From Dust

A pan-industry approach to controlling mineral dust in the workplace could help to reduce the UK's occupational cancer burden, according to a global...


23 Apr, 2015, 08:01 BST New Research Reveals Scale of Skin Cancer Among Outdoor Workers and Lack of Awareness About Risks

The number of people in the UK diagnosed with or dying from the deadliest form of skin cancer because of sun exposure at work is revealed in the...


03 Nov, 2014, 07:00 GMT Campaign to Cut Work Cancer Deaths Launched

An industry-wide campaign to cut the number of deaths from occupational cancer will be launched today (Monday 3 November) in London. (Logo:...