occupational cancer

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    It’s time to up our game on preventing occupational diseases

    “What gets measured gets managed.” So said Peter Drucker, the well-known management thinker. And it’s generally true. Unfortunately, when it comes to protecting the physical health of our workers from exposures that cause disease and death, we tend to count the corpses rather than focus on controlling the exposures that produce them.

    By Steve Perkins, Steve Perkins Associates on 16 August 2022

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    Cancer patients fail to get basic support to thrive at work, finds survey

    A quarter of working age people living with cancer say they have had to take annual leave to receive vital treatment, according to research published today for World Cancer Day.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 04 February 2022

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    Here comes the sun

    Research shows that just one in four outdoor workers in the UK wear sun cream to protect themselves from UV radiation, so it’s vital employers do more to warn workers about the health risks from sun exposure.

    By SC Johnson Professional on 29 July 2021

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    HSE launches lungs-focused programme of inspections for May

    HSE is launching a programme of inspections focused on lung health this month.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 05 May 2021

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    Stay safe in the sun

    As more commuters are encouraged to walk or cycle, and many workers, such as those in teaching, training or childcare shift to outdoor spaces, protection from UV exposure has never been more important.

    By SC Johnson Professional on 16 July 2020