As many businesses and individuals approach almost a year of working from home, no one could argue that Covid-19 hasn’t created a global shift in the importance of health in the workplace.
There is no doubt that the Covid-19 pandemic has transformed how we work. Over the past year, it has been a constant challenge to balance legislation and safeguard health, safety and wellbeing as personnel were forced to work remotely.
Whether on or offshore, the work and lifestyle of a remote rotational worker is unique. While lucrative for some, it has long been associated with a high impact on mental health and wellbeing.
Mental Health is about the way we cope with the different things that are happening in our lives and how things can affect our emotions.
It’s hard to think that this time last year, at the very start of 2020, we had little idea what was to come and could never have imagined how much our lives would be turned upside down.
Families across the UK are preparing for a Christmas like no other. With the announcement earlier this month of a ‘Christmas bubble’ –the forming of up to three households, who can stay together from 23 to 27 December, as agreed by all four UK nations, families up and down the country are deciding who to include.
With news of a vaccination providing a glimmer of hope to the world, it is believed that we could be nearing a turning point for the pandemic that has gripped the globe.
International SOS explores how a culture that promotes health and wellbeing will better protect your workforce
The Covid-19 pandemic has been one of the most impactful influences on the global workplace in recent years. Not since the advent of PCs and the introduction of the internet and email have organisations from every sector felt such a dramatic change in the way they work.
As the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, the signs are all there that we’re heading into winter, whilst also facing a spiralling pandemic.
Organisations have continued to operate safely throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, with business leaders adapting to protect the health and safety of their employees both on and offshore.
If Covid-19 has taught the world anything, it is that the power of digital technology to save time and money and improve our lives was not being used to its full advantage.
During this time of reflection, 32 years on from the Piper Alpha disaster, we must not forget the survivors, family and friends of those who lost their lives.
Aberdeen occupational health firm International SOS has seen its fair share of M&A activity over the years.
The minority stake holder in a leading Aberdeen occupational health firm has announced it will take full ownership of the company.
Iqarus, an Aberdeen firm specialising in healthcare services for the energy sector, has teamed up with global medical and travel security risk services company International SOS in a new joint venture.
Malaria results in around 1,400 people needing treatment in the UK each year, after contracting the infection abroad.
As mental health in the workplace rises on the corporate agenda, it is increasingly important for organisations to consider the well-being of their mobile workforce. From short-term travel to longer term expatriate assignments, on- or offshore, or even getting caught in a security incident, pressures can be particularly acute for this business critical workforce.
Medical and travel security risk services company International SOS has increased the size of its offshore and occupational health centre in Aberdeen.
Our interconnected, digital world continues to develop at tremendous pace, and the benefits to healthcare are illustrated with the introduction of online digital consultation.
There is much written about the health of workers in the workplace but much less about specific health problems of managers. It is frequently assumed that they will take care of themselves. This is often not the case.
New white paper highlights the need and legal obligations an organisation has to the safety of its mobile workforce
The landscape of employee safety is ever-changing. Did you know, for example, that from spring 2017, fatal accident inquiries will have the authority to investigate the deaths of Scottish nationals killed while working abroad?
Unattended health issues not only threaten the worker – but can also threaten the productivity and profitability of their organisation.
It’s the best way to avoid picking up the virus
International SOS has chosen Europe's oil capital as the new location for its topside service.