Ergonomics


How the construction industry is recognising and tackling fatigue

Marcus de Guingand from Third Pillar of Health, explores some of the common findings in respect of fatigue in construction from conversations with industry professionals. He'll also delve into some of the consequences and look at how you can help reduce this hidden problem. Read More

Banking on a bright future – lessons in wellbeing from down under

Heather Beach, from the Health Work Company, explores her findings on health and wellbeing in australia, following a month’s stay on the other side of the world. Read More

‘The UK is as seen as the standard bearer’: In conversation with Mark Breen of Safe Events and Cuckoo Events

As an award-winning expert who is in demand all around the world, Mark Breen knows a thing or two about event safety. He works on a range of festivals, including Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo and multiple events in Saudi Arabia. Read More

SHP weekly top five

New health & safety training game launched, £1.2 fine for Tuffnells Parcel Express, October legislation update, worker fractures spine in fall, mitigating risk in manufacturing and much more… Read More

Virtual Reality at Lendlease: Stepping inside a virtual world to make the real one safer

Imagine being able to walk around a new estate that has not yet been built and spot any health and Read More

Eye hazards: Putting safety ‘in focus’

With approximately 60 employees at its Glasgow site, Hubbell wanted to ensure its staff were also able to work safely and effectively at all times. Despite relatively few eye hazards on the shop floor Hubbell made the decision to implement a mandatory safety eyewear policy programme across its operations. Read More

Report calls for UK to adopt stricter asbestos safety controls

The UK needs to adopt more rigorous safety controls around asbestos in schools and offices, according to a new report Read More

Local authority launches body-worn camera consultation

Torbay Council has launched a public consultation on whether its staff should have body-worn cameras. The council started trialling the Read More

Lucozade Ribena Suntory survey shows more than half of young people think work is damaging their wellbeing

Nearly two thirds of young people believe their current working conditions are damaging their health, according to a new wellbeing Read More

Confined space failures led to fitter suffering fatal burns

Yorkshire Water Services Ltd has been sentenced after a fitter suffered fatal burns when his clothing was ignited by sparks. HSE found that the company’s risk assessment and permit to work procedures had been inadequate and there were no site-specific procedures in place. Read More


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