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Technical guides and research reports

Our research and expert guidance on occupational safety and health

Glossary of terms

We’ve put together a quick reference guide to safety and health terms we use on our website and in other IOSH materials.

  • A review of the impact of shift work on occupational cancer
  • Building safely by design
  • Checking the checklist
  • Construction site evacuation safety
  • Developing human-centred safety indicators
  • Divergent thinking
  • Engagement of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises
  • Exploring health and safety practitioners' training needs
  • Fatal collisions on the road
  • Getting the best from the fit note
  • Hands on: preventing work-related upper limb disorders
  • Health and safety in a shifting landscape

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