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ST JOHN AMBULANCE LAUNCHES COVID-FOCUSED MENTAL HEALTH TRAINING

ST JOHN AMBULANCE LAUNCHES COVID-FOCUSED MENTAL HEALTH TRAINING

St John Ambulance is calling on employers to respond to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on workers’ mental health as it launches courses in how to talk about it with employees.  ...
CONSTRUCTION WORKERS AT INCREASED RISK OF SUICIDE, RESEARCH SUGGESTS

CONSTRUCTION WORKERS AT INCREASED RISK OF SUICIDE, RESEARCH SUGGESTS

Initiatives aimed at protecting the mental health of construction workers may not be getting to those who need them, leading to an increased risk of suicide, researchers at Glasgow Caledonian...
NHS TRUST FINED FOLLOWING FAILURES TO MANAGE ENVIRONMENTAL RISKS

NHS TRUST FINED FOLLOWING FAILURES TO MANAGE ENVIRONMENTAL RISKS

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUFT) has been fined for failing to manage environmental risks within its mental health inpatient wards. These breaches were committed by North...
MENTAL HEALTH BIGGEST CRISIS FOR BUSINESS AFTER COVID-19, REPORT REVEALS

MENTAL HEALTH BIGGEST CRISIS FOR BUSINESS AFTER COVID-19, REPORT REVEALS

A new research report launched today by medical and safety technology company Dräger Safety UK, which assesses the impact of COVID-19, Brexit and workplace culture on health and safety in UK...
MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS

MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS

Safety experts, Arco, shares ten recommendations to help managers tackle employee stress.  Mental distress across the nation is at an all-time high compared to pre-pandemic levels. As...
NEW STUDY REVEALS IMPACT OF THE PANDEMIC ON EMPLOYEES’ MENTAL HEALTH

STUDY REVEALS IMPACT OF THE PANDEMIC ON MENTAL HEALTH

People working from home during the pandemic are experiencing higher levels of stress and withholding mental health conditions from their employer, for fear of a negative impact on career...
IOSH AND WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION JOIN FORCES

IOSH AND WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION JOIN FORCES

People around the world can access new free online learning to develop their knowledge around preventing transmission of COVID-19 and managing the risks of returning to work and remote working. ...
HEALTH AND WELLBEING TECHNOLOGY LIMITED WITHOUT HUMAN TOUCH

HEALTH AND WELLBEING TECHNOLOGY LIMITED WITHOUT HUMAN TOUCH

Health and wellbeing support services are becoming universally offered in UK workplaces via insurances, affinity groups, cashplans and trade unions and there’s no shortage of technology to...
CHAS URGES CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY TO TAKE ACTION ON MENTAL HEALTH

CHAS URGES CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY TO TACKLE MENTAL HEALTH

CHAS, the supply chain risk management expert, is urging construction companies to use Blue Monday 2021 as an opportunity to take positive action around mental health, including taking advantage of...
HSE RELEASES ANNUAL INJURY AND ILL-HEALTH STATISTICS

HSE RELEASES ANNUAL INJURY AND ILL-HEALTH STATISTICS

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released statistics which show that Great Britain is still one of the safest places in the world to work with the lowest number of deaths on record. ...

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