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IOSH Managing Safely eLearning

This week sees the launch of the new version of the IOSH Managing Safely eLearning course by International Workplace. It’s a major revision: the course has been over a year in the making, it’s based on the latest version 5.0 of th...


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Dealing with Adult ADHD when managing performance

Viewers of BBC Horizon may have seen comedian Rory Bremner’s programme exploring the science behind a medical condition which he suspects he has – Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Approximately 4% of adults have ...


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Business travel: employers must prepare for threat of kidnap and ransom

As business travel becomes ever more integral to corporate growth plans, employers need to be aware that the threat of kidnap and ransom can occur in any region. As companies expand into new territories this can potentially increase the risk to bu...


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Electrical safety: upcoming legislative changes

Despite the highly anticipated arrival of Amendment 3 to the 17th edition of the Wiring Regulation in 2015, the safety risk presented by poor electrics remains a huge problem. As such, as we look towards the initial draft of the 18th edition, it m...


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Challenging health and safety practice: time for a refresh?

Refresher training tends to come in for a lot of stick by the people who often feel they’ve been forced to do it as part of a ‘tick box’ compliance procedure. And all too often, they are right.  Finding a way of refreshing ...


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Fire safety guidance – what you need to know

Those of us who work in safety – and particularly in fire safety – have learned to see fire risk on a continuum. There really is only a small degree of difference between a toaster burning out and the kind of catastrophe that brings ab...