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£200k fine after worker loses arm

A Yorkshire transportation and storage company has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker suffered injuries leading to the loss of his left arm. Read More

Technology ‘fuels our lives’, says Safety Director

Karl Simons from Thames Water opened Safety & Health Expo 2018 with a technology debate, which went on to discuss how the likes of Virtual Reality and drones are shaping the future of health & safety. Read More

SHP News Quiz

Have you been paying attention recently? Test your knowledge of some of the stories which have been published on SHP in the last week. Read More

IOELVs Directive: Welcome step forward in battle against hazardous substance exposure

Occupational exposure to hazardous substances including toxic gas, volatile liquids and compounds, remains a key challenge for health and safety managers. Getting to grips with this often invisible yet very serious threat isn’t easy and is complicated by gaps in legislation. Read More

Businesses urged to get ahead of new BRC 8 Food Safety Standard

With food safety practices increasingly under the limelight, businesses are being urged to act now in order to comply with the new BRC Food Standard Issue 8, a revised auditing framework set to redefine product safety in the food sector. Read More

Unsafe gas work was potentially fatal

A Plymouth landlord has been sentenced after gas appliances at his rental property were found to be ‘Immediately Dangerous’. Read More

Daily commute stresses one in four workers

A quarter of people who drive or take public transport to work say their journey makes them stressed, according to a new survey. Read More

Bosses failing to provide mental health support for overseas staff

Companies with staff working abroad are falling short when it comes to mental health support, new research has claimed. Read More

Academics warn checking work emails after hours is a health risk

Checking work emails late at night or during the weekend could be bad for the health of workers and their loved ones, according to a new study. Read More

Five summer fire risks you can’t afford to ignore

Summer Storms are one of five potential causes of fire during the summer. Here's some advice on how to protect against disaster. Read More