Advice on how organisations can discuss mental health issues with employees issued by IOSH

Research conducted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) suggests that one-in-four people in the UK will have mental ill-health at some point and that prolonged work-related stress can lead to both physical and psychological damage, including anxiety and depression. Whether...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019
Helen Down

Health and Safety: Predictions for 2017

2016 has been an important year for Health and Safety around the world. We’ve seen new legislation in New Zealand, the UK and Singapore and a range of great initiatives focused on reducing workplace risk. Year-on-year, workplace safety takes a higher precedence on our...
Posted On 28 Dec 2016
Peter Webster

PTSD: Bringing Hidden Illness into Focus

Peter Webster looks at the growing problem of mental ill-health among some ex-Armed Forces personnel and examines why this issue impacts directly upon the private security sector. The problem of mental ill-health among ex-Armed Forces personnel is particularly acute. Indeed, the...
Posted On 13 Nov 2015