Ergonomics


Construction firm director sentenced after worker seriously injured

The director of a construction company has been sentenced after a sub-contractor suffered serious injuries when a stack of plasterboards fell on him at a construction site in Thames Ditton, Surrey. Read More

Tower Hamlets council fined after death of child in playground

A council has been charged with health and safety breaches over the death of a five-year-old girl in a playground and faces a potential £2 million legal bill. Read More

SHP weekly top five

This week the articles most read on SHP have been: PPE and coronavirus, A guide to home working, Introducing Being Well Together, Driver fatigue Q&A and Webinar: Use of technology in compliance and measuring performance. Read More

How safe are smart motorways? Only 48% of motorists say they know how to use them

Inquiry in 2019 M1 deaths says smart motorways carry ‘an ongoing risk of future deaths’. Read More

National construction products regulator established to ‘build homes safer’ following Grenfell revelations

The establishment of a new national construction products regulator was announced by UK Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick on 19 January, in response to the revelations from the Grenfell Inquiry that manufacturers were knowingly ignoring safety rules. Read More

Safety data sheet management guide

This safety data sheet management guide aims to provide you with information on how you can improve chemical management in your organisation. Read More

New ORR guidance aims to improve level crossing safety

ORR proposes simpler and more accessible guidance on level crossing safety to support the rail industry, traffic authorities and local authorities in their decisions. Read More

Driver fatigue Q&A

Following our recent webinar on driver safety, we put your unanswered driver fatigue questions to sleep expert Marcus de Guingand. Read More

Keep your people safe with a defibrillator from the BHF

More than 30,000 people suffer out-of-hospital cardiac arrests every year in the UK and unfortunately only one in 10 people survive. Read More

Government announces measures to strengthen Modern Slavery Act

Foreign Secretary announces measures that place stricter requirements on British organisations involved in exporting or sourcing goods from China's Xinjiang region. Read More


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Achieving Agility: A guide for professionals in HR, health and safety, risk and compliance

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SHP legislation update eBook – October 2020

A guide to COSHH management