Forthcoming trade events August 2021

23 July 2021

This regularly updated events calendar notifies importers and exporters of forthcoming conferences, seminars/workshops, trade shows, trade missions and networking opportunities worldwide.

Identifying physical deterioration in care home residents: what are the latest developments?

23 July 2021

Older patients in residential care settings are at risk of physiological deterioration. Not all cases are easily predicted but failing to recognise early signs can mean poor outcomes for the individual. The effects of Covid-19 in particular can be very varied and not immediately obvious, especially in older people who often develop the “soft signs” of illness. Christine Grey investigates.

How to establish a maintenance regime

22 July 2021

The maintenance of workplace facilities is essential to eliminate hazards and to ensure a safe working environment. Mike Sopp advises how to establish an effective maintenance regime.

Noise calculator updated by HSE

21 July 2021

HSE has updated its noise exposure calculator to make it easier for employers to estimate workers’ exposure to noise as part of efforts to reduce the risk of staff suffering noise-induced hearing damage.

Menopause: raising awareness in the workplace

21 July 2021

Treating women as equal to men does not mean treating the two sexes the same. Women are different biologically and this may need to be taken into account at work. Gordon Tranter investigates how the menopause can affect women’s health in the workplace and suggests how employers can provide support to enable women to continue to work comfortably and productively during this time.

Homeworking — the latest

21 July 2021

Since the first lockdown back in March 2020, homeworking has become a very significant part of many organisation’s daily operation. Claire Simms, Content Consultant at Croner-i, explores where we are with homeworking.

A helping hand

21 July 2021

Claire Wright, of the Fire Protection Association (FPA), outlines some of the areas in which a certified third party can help a business to become ‘fire secure’.