Ergonomics


EDF power station: Workers injured in nuclear power plant incident

A ‘steam release’ caused a blast of high temperature steam to escape, injuring three male employees. Read More

More than 90 health and safety experts join advisory panel

The panel will examine the changing skill sets and needs of health and safety professionals, with a focus on behavioural development and getting people home safely at the end of the working day. Read More

Employers call for action on mental health in the workplace

More than 50 business leaders from some of Britain’s biggest employers have written an open letter to the Prime Minister, which calls for a change in the law to protect mental health in the workplace. Read More

HAVS: Firm fined for putting workers’ health at risk

HSE found no measures had been put in place to control exposure to vibration when using pneumatic tools and nothing was implemented to control workers’ exposure to respirable crystalline silica while stripping and replacing furnace linings. Read More

Wellbeing in construction event ticket giveaway

The Healthy Work Company, in conjunction with Building Live, is hosting a one day event on 28 November at 155 Bishopsgate, Read More

Biological safety breach: Interserve fined over safety issues at animal lab

Mains power was lost at the site which includes high containment laboratory facilities required to safely handle high hazard pathogens that are a serious risk to human health and the environment. Read More

Winners of the most considerate construction companies and suppliers announced

The highest-performing construction companies and suppliers in the UK and Ireland have been named at the 2018 National Considerate Constructors Scheme Company and Supplier Awards. Read More

Video: Four steps to a better safety culture – SHP Safety Talks with Tim Marsh

In the first video Professor Tim Marsh, Honorary Professor, Plymouth University and Managing Director at Anker & Marsh Safety, explains the four steps to a better safety culture. Read More

Worker suffered significant head injuries falling 10 metres from racking

Two companies have been fined after a worker fell from a warehouse racking system, suffering serious head injuries. Read More

Noise exposure: Are construction sites too loud?

30 million construction workers in the US are exposed to prolonged hazardous noise on a regular base. Read More


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