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New RTITB eLearning for managers and supervisors offers advice on how to manage lift truck operations effectively

RTITB has launched a new eLearning course for those ‘Managing and Supervising’ Material Handling Equipment Operations’. Read More

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Firm fined after worker suffered thumb amputation

A food processing company has been sentenced for safety breaches after a production supervisor suffered a serious injury when his hand came into contact with dangerous parts of a potato processing machine. Read More

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Down to Earth: The hidden risk of low level falls in vehicle maintenance

A look at how inspection pits can be a lethal hidden danger if the proper precautions are not put in place. Read More

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Democratising health and safety – empowering your frontlines

On 13 October, this webinar sponsored by SafetyCulture, you'll find out how team-focused technology can help us democratise and elevate health and safety to a new level Read More

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£1million fine following fatal explosion

A chemical company has been fined £1million after a man died in an explosion at a site in Norwich. Read More

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Grenfell Tower fire: Panels failed fire tests 13 years before Grenfell

72 people were killed by the horrific fire that engulfed the Grenfell Tower block of flats in North Kensington, West London on Wednesday, 14 June 2017. Read More

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The challenges that come with introducing site visits

In this article, Gina Siebler, Health and Safety Advisor at Shepherds Bush Housing Group, discusses introducing site visits at an organisation that has never had them before, and the challenges which she had to overcome during the process. Read More

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Coronavirus advice for employers

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that Step 4 of the Roadmap will proceed as planned on Monday 19 July. Read More

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Company fined after worker crushed at coal face

A mining company has been fined for safety breaches following a fall of ground. Read More

SHP top 5

SHP weekly top five

This week the articles most read on SHP have been: World Suicide Prevention Day 2021, Worker’s arm became trapped in machinery, Two companies fined for failing that led to crush injury, Health and Safety cannot become ‘out of sight, out of mind’ in the hybrid working environment, Wind farm firms admit safety breaches over worker who froze to death Read More