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Promoting workplace safety: More than a checklist

The importance of the physical safety of employees in the workplace cannot be ignored by business owners. Unfortunately, many businesses fail to implement the correct measures that will help them achieve necessary safety levels, which drive greater efficiency and productivity. Read More

Third annual impact report emphasises impact Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity continues to have

The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity has published its third annual impact report. Read More

Multiple safety failings on site leads to fine

A construction company has been fined after failing to ensure the safety and welfare of workers on site during the renovation of a property. Read More

SHP weekly top five

SHP’s most-read articles this week includes: HAVS diagnosis leads to sentencing, workers exposed to ‘significant’ fall from height risk, construction company and employee sentenced after worker killed, recycling firm fined after employee loses fingers, manufacturing firm fined after worker loses part of finger and much more... Read More

HSE issues safety alert over the phenomenon of condensate induced water hammer

An on-going case has prompted the HSE to issue a reminder to duty-holders in chemical processing and production, engineering and manufacturing, amongst others, about their responsibilities in terms of the maintenance and operation of steam systems. Read More

NEBOSH CEO to take part in 2019 ASEAN HSSE Conference

NEBOSH Chief Executive, Ian Taylor, is set to participate in the 2019 ASEAN HSSE Loss Prevention and Professional Development Conference, which will take place in Kuala Lumpar in September. Read More

St John Ambulance launches mental health conference series

Health charity, St John Ambulance, has launched a series of one-day mental health conferences which will see experts discussing key topics in mental health and workplace wellbeing at three locations across England. Read More

Event management firm guilty of safety failings

An event management company has been fined for failing to ensure the safety of employees during the lifting and moving of a 14-foot-wide park home chassis. Read More

Lone Wolf – 5 years and counting

Over the past few years, Dr Nick Bell has given previous accounts of life as a self-employed health and safety consultant. September 1 marks his fifth year ‘out on his own’. Read More

Row alongside Olympians raising money for Mates in Mind in Regatta London

Two teams of distinguished, retired Olympic rowers will be joining the Mates in Mind team for the inaugural Regatta London, taking place on the River Thames on Sunday 29 September. Read More