Occupational Safety: Other Useful Links

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Association of Industrial Road Safety Officers
A UK charity working for safety on the road.

BackCare
A national charity that helps people manage and prevent back pain by providing information, promoting self help, encouraging debate and funding research into better back health.

British Safety Council
Promotes health, safety and environmental best practice for the benefit of society and the increase of productivity.

Child safety in agriculture – farms are not playgrounds 
Information produced by the HSE detailing child safety in agriculture.

CORGI Services
A safety standards consultancy who provide consultation, third-party quality control audits, safety awareness seminars and incident investigation to a range of clients, including local authorities and housing associations.

Driving for Work: Vehicle Technology
Guidelines issued by RoSPA for employers to ensure technology in company vehicles is used to improve safety and not to put drivers in danger.

Electrical Safety Council
A new and independent body designed to increase public awareness and provide advice on electrical safety issues.

Ergonomics Society
A forum for ergonomists and human factors specialists.

European Agency for Safety and Health at Work
Aims to make Europe’s workplaces safer, healthier and more productive. The Agency acts as a catalyst for developing, collecting, analysing and disseminating information that improves the state of occupational safety and health in Europe.

European Consumer Safety Association (ECOSA)
ECOSA is concerned about safety in all settings and risk areas. Its European Child Safety Alliance is dedicated to the prevention of injuries in many settings including at work.

ESAW (European Statistics on Accidents at Work)
This website contains data on accidents at work resulting in serious and fatal

Fire Protection Association
A UK national fire safety organisation.

Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
The HSE is responsible for the regulation of almost all the risks to health and safety arising from work activity in Britain.

Healthy Working Wales
Healthy Working Wales is delivered in partnership by the Welsh Government, Public Health Wales, and Cardiff University, to support people in Wales return to work, and remain in work for longer by promoting health and wellbeing, a good work-life balance and healthy lifestyles to help reduce sickness and absence.

Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
An independent, not-for-profit organisation which regulates and steers the health and safety profession.

International Labour Organisation
An agency which seeks the promotion of social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights.

Occupational Road Safety Alliance (ORSA)
An organisation which represents the key stakeholders in road safety and occupational safety.

The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention
The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention is a public health agency – working to ensure healthy people in a healthy world.

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA)
A charity who provide a large range of resources to inform, educate and help to prevent accidents in work.

The Society of Occupational Medicine
A learned body for registered medical practitioners with an involvement or interest in the practice of occupational medicine. The charity is concerned with the protection of the health of people at work and extends its interest to environmental issues associated with work products and processes.

TrackOff
A website established to reduce the high levels of crime on the UK rail network. Track Off is the campaign to educate people, especially young people, about the dangers and consequences of railway crime.

UK & international safety organisations
The Health and Safety Executive lists organisations that provide information and advice on occupational health and safety and related areas.

Workboost Wales
Free confidential and professional help on how to make your business a healthier and safer place to work.  Call 08456096006 to speak with a specialist advisor.

Young workers website
This RoSPA website aims to provide an online resource to anyone with the responsibility for young people in the workplace and to young people themselves.