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Focus Archive

Research and Health and Safety

July 2009

The need to keep abreast of new and fast changing technologies together with societal concerns about the acceptable level of risk in work activities are the key drivers for new research.

Research is undertaken to help meet many needs - from Governments, from Institutes and Businesses to enable them to further investigate if legislation needs updating, if procedures and systems need to be improved and to investigate any possible health and safety hazards when new materials and products are being introduced into the workplace. Use of nano technologies are an excellent example.

Research plays a key role in:

Results of research can be seen in many authoritative bodies web sites, and publications see links in www.oshworld.com scroll down to the subject links under Research!

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