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Sheila Pantry Associates Ltd


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Setting goals and training staff in all aspects of health and safety

January 2007
Sheila Pantry OBE

May we wish you A Very Happy New Year wherever you are in the World!

New Year Resolutions abound at this time of the year so it is a good time for all organisations to review their health and safety goals and decide on the training or re-training that is needed for all levels of staff. To start with check out EurOhse2007 Masterclasses and also look at the OSHWORLD Diary of Events for many courses, seminars and conferences that are being held around the world.

OSH-IRELAND now included in OSH UPDATE .........
OSH-IRELAND has become The essential OSH source for organisations and practitioners seeking up-to-date full text information on all aspects of health and safety in Ireland. OSH-IRELAND content is published with the co-operation of the Health and Safety Authority, Dublin, Ireland and other leading Irish health and safety organisations.

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OSH UPDATE - are you using it? If not, why not?

OSH UPDATE - which is a NEW service with a difference - a collection of authoritative databases from worldwide well known organisations, updated on a regular basis as new data is published, covering critical international occupational health and safety information with over 800,000 citations from over 5000 journals and 100,000 monographs and technical reports with many thousands of items linked direct to full text.

Arguably the best OSH collection at the lowest price - innovative, up-to-date and very affordable.

Now in its second year OSH UPDATE is gathering users from around the world - if you would like to have a free 15 day trial of OSH UPDATE send your request to

This month's OSHWORLD FOCUS on The costs and benefits of active case management and rehabilitation for musculoskeletal disorders is an extensive study report that concludes that the cost of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) to employers is significant, with the most substantial cost component being lost time from work. This study sought to identify the evidence on cost-effective case management and rehabilitation principles for MSDs that could be applied by employers and healthcare providers to help those with MSDs stay in work or return to work.

The Diary of Events show how many courses, conferences and seminars are being held around the world to enable people to keep up to date with the developments. Any new items carry the tag NEW!

It essential that training needs are constantly updated. It is essential that everyone is trained to do their job correctly. Keep up-to-date by clicking regularly on

Your OSHWorld Portal

We hope that you find the information in OSHWORLD useful in your daily work. Globally there are continually new titles, news items, new products so remember to look at the News to find the latest information from a number of worldwide sources.

Use OSHWORLD as your portal to many hundreds of validated and authoritative web sites which you can find in the Country and Subject links we offer. New subject topics are constantly brought together on web sites, e.g. avian flu and the workplace.

Most information services have a reference shelf where you can quickly check the reference sources - so OSHWORLD brings you a collection of Reference sources and also teaches you how to Search the Internet.

Click onto the various Bookshops to order any new document as they are being published. Many of these Bookshops have a constant stream of new titles available.

Please send any suggestions or comments about OSHWORLD - your portal to validated and authoritative information. Remember also to look at our other really useful sites - and why not make a free entry about your company's products in

Most of all why not try out a 15-day free trial to

Don't work harder - work smarter! Be ahead of the game.

Are you aiming to have a zero accident, incident-free and healthy year in 2007 in your workplace?