Prevention and Protection


Risk reduction strategies retailers should buy into

Julie-Anna Smith, Head of Consulting Services at safety and certification expert, Bureau Veritas, advises on why a diligent, robust risk management strategy is something retailers need to invest in. Read More

Site welfare facilities were inadequate

A Stockport construction company has been prosecuted after failing to ensure suitable welfare facilities were provided for workers on site. Read More

The sustainable workforce: How to maintain your health, safety and wellbeing strategy in a shifting world

Every organisation’s human capital includes the skills, knowledge and abilities that workers bring to their work, and how they use them. Effective occupational safety and health (OSH) management helps workers safely operate in their work environments, making OSH a foundational element of human capital. Read More

‘Put ladder training at the top of the height safety agenda’

Ladder Association responds to recent ORR prosecution. Read More

Safer Highways launches industry-wide mental health survey

The inaugural Safer Highways Mental Health Summit brought together senior representatives from government, business and academia from across the national Highways sector to launch the first industry-wide ‘Thriving at Work’ Mental Health Survey. Read More

Rail firm fined £1m over Gatwick Express window death

Govia Thameslink Railway Ltd (GTR) has been fined £1 million, following the death of a man on the Gatwick Express. Read More

SHP weekly top five

SHP’s most-read articles this week includes: Staircase manufacturer reminded of safe lifting, £500,00 fine after worker falls from Brent Cross viaduct, does ISO 45001 support a strong safety culture? Freight container fell on worker, company fined for silica exposure, and much more… Read More

The future of the health and safety profession

Discussing the future of the health and safety profession, a panel of experts talked about what the attributes and qualifications of a good H&S professional should be. Read More

Are we going through the Age of Integration?

The calls for change are legion. A decade ago, Dame Carol Black, called for health and wellbeing to be moved up the corporate agenda. IOSH called on the UK Government to take health more seriously. Latterly, Stevenson and Farmer lamented the organisational over-focus on physical safety risk. Read More

Asbestos disturbed in restaurant

A restaurant owner has been fined after asbestos was disturbed during the conversion of rooms above the restaurant into flats in Essex. Read More


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