Ergonomics


Barbour download: Guide to working at height

Work at any height can cause injury; a fall from a height of just one or two steps can cause serious injury. Read More

Fall protection cost-cutting: A step too far?

Any work at height carries risk. Preventing accidents from falls relies on all stakeholders using an informed, joined-up approach to practices and systems. Specifiers, contractors, system installers and end-users all play a part in risk mitigation. Read More

Does ISO 45001 support a strong safety culture?

Getting the support of senior management and leadership is key to creating a strong safety culture, according to a representative from the British Standards Institution (BSI). Read More

Company fined for Respirable Crystalline Silica exposure

Contractor fined after it didn’t provide employees with adequate control measures to prevent exposure to respirable crystalline silica (RCS). Read More

Getting conditions right for people to thrive

ROSPA has highlighted fatigue and sleep management of one of the big safety issues going forward. Read More

What will Brexit mean for the fire industry?

British fire safety firms need to take 'plan b action' and start preparing for what Brexit could mean when it comes to selling products in Europe, according to one expert. Read More

Freight container fell on worker causing serious injury

A fine of £82,000 has been imposed on Airworld Airlines Ltd after a freight container weighing nearly 700kg fell on a worker at a warehouse in Hounslow. Read More

SHP weekly top five

SHP’s most-read articles this week includes: Apprentice overcome by fumes, finding just the right balance when working at height, HSE publishes annual workplace fatality figures, fine after worker suffered carbon monoxide poisoning and verdicts in fall from height case, and much more… Read More

Change afoot for work at height?

Laura White, Associate at Pinsent Masons LLP, says stakeholders should act now, rather than wait for the likely reform in working at height regulations. Read More

Site safety failings put workers at risk

A construction firm has been sentenced after failing to put measures in place to prevent falls from height and to control risks associated with fire. Read More


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A guide to Work Equipment

Forklift Trucks: Director’s Briefing

Manual Handling in the Workplace: Employee Factsheet

Driving at work: Director’s Briefing

Understanding contractor risk in the construction industry