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IOSH has funded a wealth of occupational safety and health research which informs policy and practice across all sectors. Here you can find research reports, practical advice and resources to use in the workplace.

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Research-based webinars

We have a range of webinars including 'Learning from Tideway' and 'Return to work after cancer'.

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Special programmes

The Tideway Tracer Study was a three-year research programme that tracked occupational health and safety behaviours and initiatives implemented in the Tideway construction project to create a sustainable sewerage solution for London beyond the 21st century. Read more.

Health and safety in a changing world is the result of a five-year programme exploring the health and safety landscape to help develop solutions that provide effective protection for workers and their communities.

Most recent reports

Improving designers' knowledge of hazards

The aim of this research was to improve how designers involved in construction projects learn about how their design influences the management of OSH once the design is implemented.

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Nudging construction workers towards better sun safety behaviour

This project tries to have a better understanding of the barriers to adopting sun-safe behaviours in the workplace and encouraging behaviours that ensure vitamin D sufficiency.

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MENtal health first aid in The wORkplace (MENTOR): A feasibility study

Increasing people’s awareness of mental health, reducing stigma, and promoting and facilitating early help-seeking are recognised as key strategies for a mentally healthy workplace.

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