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Health and safety bookshop

Health and safety books: SHP teams up with Taylor & Francis to launch bookshop

SHP readers can benefit from a 20% discount on a wide range of health & safety books. Read More

National Burn Awareness Day

Burns and scalds injuries in the workplace

CE Safety has analysed Labour Force Survey and found that, between 2015 and 2018, 23,000 workers reported suffering from non-fatal burns or scalds. Read More

in court

Passers-by injured by falling tree

A woman was knocked unconscious by a falling tree and her grandson received minor head injuries while a charitable trust was undertaking tree felling. Read More

Discovering Safety

Discovering Safety – Have your say in the future of health and safety

John Kersey looks at the Lloyd’s Register Foundation funded Discovering Safety Programme, a large and ambitious scientific endeavour being delivered by the Health and Safety Executive and key partners which is applying cutting edge data analytics on industry health and safety challenges to improve health and safety performance globally. Read More

in court

Firm fined after ripsaw injury

A building and maintenance company has beenn fined after an employee was injured while operating a ripsaw. Read More

business flood

Arco offers advice to prevent flood damage

Arco has offered advice on how employers can protect their businesses in the event of a flood. Read More

Skin care

Global Handwashing Day: Employees urged to make time to care for their skin

SC Johnson Professional sheds light on the importance of appropriate, effective handwashing and its role in good skin care and the prevention of occupational skin disorders (OSDs) Read More

In court

Client and contractor failed to protect workers

RJW Building Solutions Limited, a contractor, a hotel and the client company who arranged the work, have been sentenced after workers disturbed asbestos. Read More

Culture and behaviours

Empower managers to uphold safety in 3 simple steps

Do you find that despite your company having operator training, risk assessments and relevant safe systems of work in place, forklift accidents, near misses and bad habits persist? Read More

In court

£1m fine following preventable death

Cemex UK Operations Limited has been fined £1m after a worker suffered fatal injuries when he was struck on the body by a centering machine lifting mast. Read More