Following its April event on hazardous substances in healthcare, Karen Cunningham, from the IOSH Health and Social Care Group, explains how risks presented by hazardous substances are managed by Belfast Health and Social Care Trust.
Slips, trips and falls at work are collectively the single most common cause of injury in UK workplaces. Rob Burgon of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents discusses how hospitals can protect their staff from such harm
Health professionals need to be aware of the risks that waterborne legionella bacteria can pose patients and hospital staff. Susan Pearson talks about the work the Water Management Society is doing to bring healthcare professionals up to speed
How can procurers in the healthcare sector be sure that the services offered by Legionella risk assessment companies are fit for purpose and will help them to discharge their legal obligations? The answer lies with accreditation, writes Jon Murthy from accreditation body UKAS