Ergonomics


Lessons from Grenfell: Why aren’t we learning?

In episode 8 of the Safety & Health Podcast, we hear from Gill Kernick about the pressing need to improve building safety culture post-Grenfell. We then look ahead to 2021 with some news from the Women in Safety & Health Network, plus hear an update on the One Percent Safer Foundation. Read More

How to create COSHH chemical risk assessments that are effective

Join this EcoOnline webinar, hosted by SHP, on 16 March for a show and tell practical walkthrough on the completion of a best in class COSHH Chemical Risk Assessment. Read More

London Fire Brigade must do more to fully address failings from Grenfell, says report

A report from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has found that the London Fire Brigade still has more work to do to fully address its failings from the Grenfell Tower fire. Read More

New skills development centre for safety and health professionals

Safety and health professionals’ capabilities are being scrutinised more closely than ever. So how do you evaluate the skills which are most important to your organisation and, ultimately, the success of the health and safety team? Read More

SHP weekly top five

This week the articles most read on SHP have been: Rule following and risk perception, Coronavirus advice for employers, Suspended prison sentence for pub landlord over unsafe inflatable play equipment, PPE and coronavirus and What health and safety can learn from the book ‘How Spies Think’? Read More

What do the Environment, Fire and Building Safety Bills mean for you?

In its next webinar, which takes place from 13:00 GMT on Wednesday 10 March 2021, Barbour EHS will be focussing The Fire Safety Bill, The Building Safety Bill and The Environment Bill. Read More

Fire Safety Bill proposals to protect leaseholders from costs of repairs defeated in the Commons

The Fire Safety Bill has recently passed through the House of Commons, following amendments tabled from the House of Lords which were defeated in a Commons vote on Wednesday 24 February. Read More

British Safety Council calls on Government and HSE to strengthen and enforce COVID-Secure workplace rules

Chairman Lawrence Waterman recognises the challenges faced by the Government, but says there are some ‘obvious steps’ that can be taken to help control the virus and protect workers. Read More

Redefining risk management

Uncertainty is often an unavoidable factor in making decisions when it comes to safety management. Read More

Can the spread of workplace illness be avoided, post-COVID, by increased remote working?

A report in the Independent has highlighted that there has not been a single case of influenza detected by Public Health England so far in 2021. Read More


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