IOSH to sponsor new research

first_imgIOSH is committed to developing avenues of research and actively supportinginitiatives in the field of health and safety. To further this aim, theinstitution has recently announced a four-year research sponsorship agreementwith the British Occupational Health Research Foundation (BOHRF). Under the agreement, IOSH will donate £15,000 to the BOHRF every year forfour years, to help fund the foundation’s research projects. Some examples ofthese projects, which are under varying stages of consideration, include: – Evaluation of different management strategies for workplace trauma – Effective management of sickness absence – Interpersonal conflict in the workplace – Auditing occupational health services – Reducing stress and promoting rehabilitation – Long-haul flights and deep-vein thrombosis Sponsorship of BOHRF follows the publication of IOSH’s occupational healthguidance, Professionals in partnership, and reinforces the message that thephrase “health and safety” covers more than just accident prevention.In thanking the institution for the sponsorship, chief executive of BOHRF,Brian Kazer, said “I am delighted IOSH has agreed to become a sponsor. Ithas long been an objective of the institution to contribute to the researchagenda in occupational health and safety, and the association between IOSH andBOHRF will fulfil the health part of that ambition.” BOHRF is a registered charity and was established in 1991 to contribute tothe maintenance of the highest possible degree of physical and mental wellbeingof employees. Further information is available on its website: Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos. IOSH to sponsor new researchOn 1 Apr 2002 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more