While evidence grows about the impact of asbestos exposure on teachers and other school workers, the risk to schoolchildren remains worryingly under-reported and under-researched.
The number of homes with serious hazards has been nearly halved, but improvements have slowed and may be in reverse.
Cost-cutting and deregulation corresponded with hundreds of health and safety fatalities.
It’s clear the current workplace health and safety framework isn’t stopping people from getting bullied. It’s time to treat bullying as a public health issue and address the problem more effectively.
Making a safe and healthy work environment a human right is only the first step in ensuring governments protect workers
The resignation of the director-general of health and two of his deputies highlights the risk of burnout during the pandemic. What can employers do to help overwhelmed workers?
The Greencore case also presents lessons for the post-coronavirus economic recovery ahead.
The coronavirus pandemic highlights the importance of ensuring safe workspaces, and a new study suggests unionization leads workers to speak up about poor conditions.
The threat posed by COVID-19 on mines is considerable. The main reasons are cramped working conditions underground, transportation in packed cages, and a high incidence of other respiratory diseases.
There’s no uniformity around health and safety management programmes and practices within the construction industry.
Common emollients used to treat skin conditions are a hidden fire risk in most homes.
Heading off on a bushwalk in a national park over the summer break? Don’t be tempted to bushwhack it. Research shows many walkers don’t realise the danger of straying off the beaten track.
Kenya must address the needs and priorities of the oil sector in regards to environment, health and safety.
And Brexit could make things even more challenging.
Informal caregivers play a vital role in medical tourism yet find themselves unprotected as “shadow workers” in a multi-billion dollar industry.
Commonly used surfaces in play areas, such as “soft fall” materials and Astroturf, can heat up to 80-100°C in the sun. This makes them a hazardous design choice, especially as the climate gets hotter.
The bell is a noisy and much loved national icon.
ISOs rule how people interact with the world.
Suicide on the railways costs lives – and prevention is about much more than erecting more fencing.
Mars’ product recall will be an expensive business.