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What to keep in mind this World Day for Health and Safety at Work

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An infographic entitled ‘ Steps we can all take to improve our workplaces and how we work’.

On World Day for Health and Safety at Work, which this year focuses on exploring the impacts of climate change on occupational safety and health, Laurie Doyle reflects on the growing reality that, while many people are familiar with workplace risks such as trips, fires, or musculoskeletal injuries, rising global temperatures mean that employees are now feeling the effects of climate change more than ever.

“Everybody has to start somewhere” - why I chose an ICT career with Defra

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On International Girls in ICT Day, Associate Cloud Engineer Niamh Bergin explains why she has chosen a career in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and she reflects on some of the challenges she has faced and overcome, personally and professionally, including feeling the effects of imposter syndrome.

Spotlight on talent development: Meet Fast Streamer Ophir Edelstein

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In the latest from our series focusing on stories from colleagues who are employed on our talent programmes, we hear from Ophir Edelstein reflects on her first placement as a Technology Innovation Consultant on the Civil Service Fast Stream.