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Climate change could expose 70 per cent of workers to health risks, warns UN

More than 70 per cent of the global workforce could be exposed to serious health hazards because of climate change, and existing occupational health and safety legislation may not be sufficient to protect workers, according to a new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO).

By Kerry Reals on 22 April 2024

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Why line managers play a vital role in workplace wellbeing

The behaviours of line managers can have a positive or negative impact on employee health, wellbeing and engagement, so it’s vital managers get staff feedback on whether their management style is supportive or negative, and have regular check-ins so workers can raise concerns about their wellbeing.

By Marcus Herbert, British Safety Council on 03 September 2023

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Watercooler Event to hone in on eight trends in employee health and wellbeing

By Claire Farrow, Make a Difference Events & Media on 15 April 2024

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Sedentary working and how to combat the ‘sitting disease’

By Gavin Bradley, Active Working on 05 April 2024

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Company culture and wellbeing: a crucial link

By Bex Moorhouse, Invigorate Spaces on 05 April 2024

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Company director jailed for illegal asbestos removal

The director of a company that developed a commercial unit into student accommodation has been jailed for eight months after illegally removing large quantities of asbestos insulating board (AIB) from the building and exposing unqualified workers to health risks.

By Kerry Reals on 09 April 2024

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ISO mental health standard needs a multi-disciplinary approach

By Phil Newton, Pinsent Masons LLP on 01 April 2022

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Why your business should act on engine idling

By Jack Alexander, project officer, Idling Action London on 01 October 2021

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The air we breathe is all our business

By Nicky O’Malley, director of corporate partnerships, Global Action Plan on 01 June 2023

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All jobs greener: why we need workforce transformation for a sustainable future

By Martin Baxter, deputy CEO, IEMA (Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment) on 01 June 2022