Health safety and well-being

Index items here on health and safety at work, health and safety policies, the law, health and safety culture and audits, occupational health, working environment, ergonomics, employee wellbeing, health screening, first aid, employee assistance programmes, security and corporate manslaughter.

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    Sick-building syndrome(in brief)

    In the same week that Rose Wharf in Leeds was singled out for a commercial buildings award from the Royal Institute of British Architects, research findings have shown that sick-building syndrome is a reality for thousands...

    Employees’ safety at risk (in brief)

    The trust claimed that too many firms wait for an injury or accident to happen before acting and said that the majority of employees have encountered aggression – either verbal or physical – while at work. The...

    Road accidents cost millions

    BT is one of the few companies that treats occupational road risk as a health and safety issue, according to unions. A survey by the Society of Telecom Executives found that nearly a third of its members drive regularly for...

    Training Sessions on Occupational Safety

    Authors Geoff Morris and Dennis Ashton Publisher Gower (01235 827730) Price £225 ISBN 0 566 07910 0 This ring-bound manual contains 17 training sessions designed to give staff at all levels a thorough grounding in the...

    NHS staff suffer more attacks

    NHS staff are four times more likely to be attacked at work than other workers, a study by Industrial Relations Services has found. Nearly 10 per cent of NHS employees were attacked in the year to April 1998, and 10 per cent...

    Throat cancer claim (in brief)

    Former steelworkers who claim they developed cancer from carcinogenic by-products are suing British Steel. A number of throat cancer cases in Consett, where the steelworks closed in 1980, have already been identified by Country...

    Two women wait for a lift in a building in Cardiff

    Denise: But he’s quite junior. Nadia: I know, but he invited me. Denise: Delete the email next time. Nadia: No, he came to my desk and invited me. Physically invited me. Denise: I can’t imagine him even saying...