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This week the articles most read have been: Could the HSE take a leaf out of the Environment Agency’s enforcement book?, Residents in £3m legal claim for loss of homes in destructive fire, New publication affirms ‘Alarming gap’ in lithium-ion battery fire risk awareness, “One in six employees in any week will experience common mental health problems” and Companies fined as worker injured at Pirelli factory. Read More

fire safety

NFCC calls on the Government to strengthen sprinkler requirements

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) today published a position statement urging the Government to introduce more robust regulations for mandating Read More

Hybrid working

ROUNDTABLE: Protecting a hybrid workforce in a VUCA world

Security leaders gathered in London recently to discuss risk in a time of increasing volatility and uncertainty. Read More


MPs get a closer look at their skin with UV Unit that detects skin conditions

MPs and staff at the Houses of Parliament have been getting a closer look at their skin with new equipment from safety supplier, Arco. Read More


New institute launched to advance global leadership in safety

A new Institute formed to address ‘the critical need for high impact leadership’ in workplace safety and health was launched today. Read More

Understanding performance variability in safety management: Focusing on the rights and wrongs

For this month's blog, Dom Cooper looks at safety management but discusses whether health and safety professionals should pay more focus on 'what went right', as opposed to 'what went wrong' in the workplace. Read More

fire safety

Residents in £3m legal claim for loss of homes in destructive fire

The residents of a housing block destroyed in a fire are claiming more than £3 million in damages from the company that built it, and from the housing association that owned it. Read More


31-year-old from Nigeria wins student prize from IOSH

A mature student has blown judges away at an inaugural international competition for student members of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). Read More

in court

Farming partnership fined after man crushed by hay bales

A farming partnership in Surrey has been fined £36,000 after a man was seriously injured. Read More


New publication affirms ‘Alarming gap’ in lithium-ion battery fire risk awareness

E-book on the latest developments in reducing risk from fire involving lithium-ion batteries has been published by SHP in conjunction with Firechief Global. Read More