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Welcome to OSHWORLD

OSHWORLD is a website from Sheila Pantry Associates Ltd which contains news, articles, events and links for the Health, Safety, Environment and Fire community worldwide. It was established in 1996 and was previously known as Health and Safety World.

Edition 221 – May 2020


  1. Don’t rely on goodwill to keep staff safe
  2. HSE eBulletin: Coronavirus (COVID-19) – latest advice and information
  3. New guidance on working safely (being COVID secure) during the coronavirus outbreak
  4. HSE assembles specialist unit to support UK’s coronavirus response
  5. Coronavirus – HSE open letter to the food industry
  6. Business Secretary’s statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 12 May 2020
  7. Education unions’ statement on the safe reopening of schools
  8. HSE Annual Science Review 2020
  9. The effectiveness of moral messages on public health behavioural intentions during the COVID-19 pandemic – Working Paper
  10. GDP reaction: Job Guarantee Scheme needed to help restore economy – TUC
  11. Behavioural science can be used to fight the coronavirus
  12. Grouping of chemicals speeds up regulatory action – European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
  13. Working from home has not been a common feature of employment in Ireland
  14. RoSPA health and safety adviser warns firms not to rush return-to-work practices
  15. Europe: Commission blasted on COVID-19 risk ranking
  16. Global: The deadly cost of unregulated and illegal fishing
  17. Global: Chemical industry must step up on human rights
  18. Return to safe workplaces – UK TUC Guidance
  19. Digital transformation in the NHS
  20. US CSB Releases New Guidance Document for Boards of Directors and Executives Focused on High Hazard Accident Prevention
  21. British Safety Council Technical Support for COVID-19 Workplace Protocols
  22. Canada: Resources to prevent COVID-19 in the workplace

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Locking Down the World: Preparing for the Future

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Time to re-assess your health, safety and fire information sources

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Diary of Events

The Diary of Events lists a wide range of Health, Safety, Fire, Chemical, Environment events, conferences, seminars, training courses and other related activities worldwide.

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Country & Subject Links

A list of world wide web occupational health, safety, environment, chemical, fire and related sites listed by both Country and Subject.

Reference Shelf

Everyday reference source for Occupational Safety, Health, Fire, Chemical and Environment information seekers.


List of Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Information Products.

Searching the Internet

A Guide to a variety of other resources you can use to find information on the Internet and tips on how to search most effectively.


Presentations given by Sheila Pantry.

"OSHWORLD brings together a collection of up-to-date occupational safety and health resources, including high value web sites such as the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work and International Labour Office (ILO), which help all those seeking quality information".

Dr Jukka Takala, Executive Director, Workplace Safety and Health Institute, Singapore was formerly Director of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work and formerly the ILO Director of SafeWork, InFocus Programme on Safety and Health at Work and the Environment, Geneva.

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