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Appointment to the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council

Professor Raymond Agius has been appointed to the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council as an independent member from 1 May 2019 for 5 years.

Professor Agius is currently Professor of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and Director of the Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health at the University of Manchester Medical School.

His interests range from occupational to environmental ill health including respiratory and cardiovascular disease, to stress and back pain, making him an ideal candidate to help the council in its work advising ministers on the industrial injuries scheme.

The chair of the council, Dr Lesley Rushton, welcomed Professor Agius to the council, saying:

Raymond will bring a wealth of expertise to the council due to his extensive research and medical experience.

Published 1 May 2019