Click here for the Friday Reading Search, a searchable archive of reading and knowledge resources

Since March 2020, Airmic has been issuing Friday Reading, a curated series of readings and knowledge resources sent by email to Airmic members. The objective of Airmic Friday Reading was initially to keep members informed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Today, Airmic Friday Reading has evolved in scope to include content on a wide range of subjects with each email edition following a theme. This page is a searchable archive of all the readings and knowledge resources that have been shared.

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UK Health Security Agency, 1st August 2022
Published May 2022 – The Heatwave Plan for England is a guide to protect the population from heat-related harm to health. The aims of the plan are to prepare, alert and prevent the major avoidable effects on health during periods of severe heat in England.
National Fire Chiefs Council (NFFC), 20th July 2022
Friday Reading Edition 118 (12th August 2022)
Briefing on the NFFC from last month – Fire and rescue services across the country have attended an unprecedented number of calls during the recent spell of hot weather, managing in very difficult conditions despite the huge increase in demand.
Zurich, 12th July 2022
Global warming means extreme heat events are more likely to increase in frequency, intensity, and duration. Organisations should prepare to protect people and ensure business continuity.
People Management, 6th April 2022
People Management speaks to practitioners on the ground in Ukraine to find out what they and their organisations are doing to keep their people safe and supported.
Marsh, 7th March 2022
Friday Reading Edition 98 (18th March 2022)
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is having ripple effects around the world. In times of turmoil, employers need to address the impact that events can have on their workers, even those far from the center of conflict.
CBI, 24th January 2022
Friday Reading Edition 91 (28th January 2022)
Learn more about the government’s updated COVID-19 measures following the ending of Plan B in England this week, and what it means for firms.
QBE, 10th January 2022
Friday Reading Edition 103 (22nd April 2022)
The pandemic has proven to be a gamechanger for an alternative way of working. Employees across the globe have shown the ‘impossible’ was doable and expectations for hybrid working to stay are high. But what is the best approach and what do companies need to consider?
Lloyd’s Register, 9th December 2021
Friday Reading Edition 86 (10th December 2021)
The development and adoption of artificial intelligence is accelerating significantly, but the big question now is how do we maximise its benefits while avoiding its biggest risks?
Airmic,Sedgwick, 12th October 2021
Friday Reading Edition 80 (29th October 2021)
During the pandemic risk professionals have been focused on how best to support colleagues who are remote working. They have found that if the risks, such as poor mental health or musculoskeletal problems, are pre-empted and all the necessary preventive steps are taken, then hybrid working can present a much-needed boost for productivity and the quality of work.
Lloyd’s Register, 28th July 2021
Friday Reading Edition 68 (30th July 2021)
With net zero targets looming, how can we deliver innovative and long lasting solutions to decarbonise the maritime industry? In this episode of The Global Safety Podcast, Tom Heap and his panel of experts explore what we need to do to make our oceans safer, cleaner and more sustainable.