We are one of the longest-established independent occupational and environmental health research institutes in the world. We put science into practice to help you to protect your employees from workplace risks.
The Risk Observatory of EU OSHA has published the report of a study lead by a team from the IOM. Preventing work-related MSDs: lessons learned from research and good practice.
An IOM co-authored paper; Air pollution is a major health problem and children are particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects. Facemasks are one form of protection but, to be effective, they need to filter out airborne pollutants, fit the face well and be wearable.Featured: Dr Karen Galea
IOM are pleased to collaborate with the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors to create a step by step guide to creating a safe workspace
Featured: Rob Aitken
IOM study is one of more than 50 Scottish studies to tackle virus and its impact.Featured: Prof John Cherrie
Position statement on the use of face coverings - a complementary control measure.Featured: Rob Aitken
As dental practices start to reopen, we are proud to be supporting the British Dental Association by helping their members keep their patients and staff healthy.
Understanding PPE and Face Fit essentials are crucial to reopening safely and minimising the transmission risk of COVID-19 post lockdown.
Find out how to join the webinar 'Respirators in dentistry: practical guidance and face fit testing' by clicking event info.
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