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workplace wellbeing virtual conference

An audience with Alastair Campbell: coming this June

Alastair Campbell interviewed by SHP's Charlotte Geoghegan on mental health for Workplace Wellbeing Virtual Conference. Read More

automated vehicles

Safe use rules for automated vehicles on British roads set out by Government

A Government consultation has set out proposals to amend The Highway Code in order to create rules on the safe use of automated vehicles on Britain's motorways. Read More

Fire competency

Fire competency – A guide for safety practitioners

Howard Passey, Director of Operations and Principal Consultant at the Fire Protection Association, explores fire competency and what those responsible for health and safety within a building need to know. Read More

in court

Construction company fined for failing to comply with Work at Height Regulations

A construction company has been fined after putting employees at significant risk of a fall from height while working on a roof. Read More

Coronavirus

Coronavirus advice for employers

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that the Government’s Roadmap out of lockdown is on track and planned Step 3 easements will go ahead on 17 May. Read More

Domestic abuse

‘Domestic abuse is everybody’s business and people need to take a stand and listen’

Statistics from before the pandemic show that one in four women and one in six men will experience domestic abuse in their lifetime; 56% of employers say that domestic abuse leads to absenteeism and 54% to a reduction in quality of work... Read More

railway safety

Monitoring lighting levels on the railway

Ensuring the safety and security of employees and passengers is a key priority for every rail organisation, and lighting has a crucial role to play in this. Read More

in court

£1.5 million fine for Tyne Wear Metro operator after death of employee

Tyne Wear Metro operator, Nexus, has been fined £1.5 million after pleading guilty to an offence under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974., for failing to ensure the safety of staff. Read More

SHP Most Influential

“Workers are exposed most and considered last,” SHP meets Hilda Palmer

SHP speaks to Hilda Palmer, who was named SHP’s Most Influential Individual in health & safety in December, about the health & safety system in the UK, Grenfell and building safety, COVID-19 and the importance award recognition brings to her work. Read More

in court

Company fined after worker is struck by falling objects

A woodworking firm has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker was struck by objects falling from an articulated trailer. Read More