Workplace psychology


Supporting employees suffering from grief

With mental health being traditionally looked at in the workplace setting, what about the return to work of those grieving, who have suffered loss? In this article, two people who understand the grieving process, share some insights and useful resources for employers. Read More

Scaffolding company fined after employee suffers severe injuries in scaffold collapse

JR Scaffold Services Ltd has been fined after an employee fell eight metres to the ground and sustained severe injuries when the cantilever section of a scaffold he was erecting collapsed. Read More

Managing Work Related Road Risk as employees return to work post COVID-19 Lockdown

Dr Jim Golby, Director of Research and Customer Experience at Applied Driving Techniques, highlights the opportunities and benefits for Employers as their staff begin to return to work. Read More

Consultant fined for providing ‘incompetent’ health and safety advice

A self-employed independent health and safety consultant has been fined £1,400 for breach of legislation for giving advice to clients, despite not being properly qualified. Read More

PAC accelerates the move to contactless workplaces with new RTE button

Access control solutions supplier PAC has announced the availability of its new contactless and hands-free request to exit (RTE) button, which it says will support organisations as the post-lockdown return to work begins in earnest. Read More

Safety first in a post COVID-19 landscape

COVID-19 has had a profound effect on our lives but what will be required to protect people in the industrial and commercial workplace as we ease out of lockdown? How will employers manage risk effectively and ensure people stay safe and well? Read More

Firm fined £310,000 after workers’ fingers amputated

A meat processing firm has been fined after two workers had their fingers amputated by machines. Read More

SHP weekly top five

The top five most-read articles on SHP this week include: Workplace fatality figures released for 2019/20, HSE urges businesses to make sure they are COVID-secure, Woman dies after London crane collapses, PPE and coronavirus and the latest coronavirus advice for employers. Read More

Coronavirus advice for employers

At the latest government press briefing, on Thursday 9 July, Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden revealed that theatres and music venues can restart outdoor performances from Saturday 11 July, with outdoor sports, including team sports, also be able to restart in stages from this weekend and indoor venues to follow on 25 July. However, the lockdown restrictions in Leicester remain in place, following a spike of infections in the city. Read More

Is online training a ‘new normal’?

Avoiding the pitfalls of online training with some simple steps. Dr Nick Bell shares his thoughts about this new way of working. Read More


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