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New health and safety initiative tackles work-related cancer

A new initiative from the European Commission will aim to better protect workers against work-related cancer, to help businesses, in particular SMEs and micro-enterprises, in their efforts to comply with the existing legislative framework, and to ...


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New! NEBOSH Well-being at Work from International Workplace

International Workplace has announced the addition of the NEBOSH National Certificate in the Management of Health and Well-being at Work to its established range of NEBOSH accredited courses, which will sit in a curriculum of over 100 courses...


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Revised BS 9999 Fire safety standard for 2017

BSI, the business standards company, has revised the its code of practice: BS 9999:2017 Fire safety in the design, management and use of buildings – its first update for nine years. The code of practice applies to fire safety in commercial b...


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Healthy Work Company launches Mental Health Conference

The Healthy Work Company and Tim Marsh have announced a new conference to help health and safety professionals tackle mental health in the workplace. Taking place on 11 May at the British Medical Association in London, the conference boasts a lin...


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Banks must ‘step up’ to address mental health challenges

Banks, energy companies and other essential service providers must change the way they operate to give customers with mental health problems equal access to good customer service, a leading mental health think tank has advised, following new resea...


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Spotlight on the costs of ill health

An unhealthy workforce significantly hurts the UK’s economy and society due to lost productivity, reduction in income tax receipts, increases in long-term sickness and increased healthcare costs, according to research by The Work Foundation....