Heather Beach, Director, UBM Live
Sarah McOnie, Director, The McOnie Agency
Notes to editors
British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) - With more than 1,800 members in 50 countries, the British Occupational Hygiene Society is the Chartered Society for Worker Health Protection. BOHS members help to protect people against the wide range of health risks that can arise from exposures to hazardous substances or conditions at work.
British Safety Council (BSC) - For more than half a century the British Safety Council has been a trusted guide to excellent health, safety and environmental management. We have educated millions of workers and made hundreds of thousands of workplaces safer for everyone. We do this by sharing information, supporting, advising, educating and campaigning. We are not-for-profit with over 6,000 member organisations worldwide.
We strongly support the aims of Health & Safety Week. The five steps and the supporting actions essential to ensure healthy and safe work activities are set out in our manifesto, Working Well - Five Steps for Healthier and Safer Work Activities - see http://www.britsafe.org/manifesto
British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) - Established in 1994, the British Safety Industry Federation is the UK's leading trade body for the safety industry with more than 160 members ranging from manufacturers and distributors of safety, health and environmental products to safety and environmental consultancies.
Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) - is committed to creating a world of work which is safe, healthy and sustainable. Founded in 1945, IOSH is the biggest health and safety membership organisation in the world, with more than 40,000 individual members in 99 countries.
International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM) - is a global professional membership body that provides recognition, information, support and enhancement for health and safety professionals, specialist members and businesses who manage risk and health and safety.
National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) - is a registered charity who awards qualifications in health and safety and environmental management. Each year, around 50,000 people take NEBOSH qualifications in over 110 countries.
Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) -is a registered charity at the heart of accident prevention in the UK and around the world for almost 100 years. RoSPA is committed to preventing accidents at work, leisure, on the road, in the home and through safety education.
Safety Groups UK (SGUK) - Established in 1947, Safety Groups UK supports more than 70 health and safety groups throughout the UK, partners with other H&S organisations to promote initiatives and reaches out to small firms to help change behaviour.
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