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Shoreham air crash: “Serious negligence” from pilot led to the crash

Andy Hill was performing aerobatics when his Hawker Hunter jet crashed on to the A27 in Sussex during the Shoreham Air Show, killing 11 men. Read More

SHP weekly top five

Are escape rooms safe? 5 rules for incident reporting, healthcare safety breach, cold snap, 2019 safety tech trends and much more. Read More

Businesses told to prepare for cold snap

After a relatively mild start to 2019 so far, temperatures are expected to dip this week and there are signs the cold weather could stick around for some time, according to warnings issued from both the Met Office and the Environment Agency. Read More

IIRSM grows and diversifies its Council

The International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM) has announced the re-election of key Council Members and the election of several new additions. Read More

‘Major weaknesses’ found in fire safety at army barracks

Tory MP and former army officer Johnny Mercer said soldiers are living in barracks that are not fit for animals. Read More

Second ‘fall from height’ death this week at Canary Wharf

A man has died after ‘falling from height’ at a shopping centre which is part of the Canary Wharf estate in east London, according to police. Read More

Workplace fatalities in Ireland hit record low

The number of people killed in work-related accidents in Ireland fell by 23% last year, according to official figures. Read More

January Blues: SHP’s guide to helping workers beat the winter slump

The first few weeks of January are often perceived as a challenging time for the workforce from a mental wellbeing perspective. Read More

A Christmas tipple too far? The law on workplace drinking

As the festive season begins, it is important to assess your legal responsibility for ensuring staff are not over the alcohol limit while at work. Read More

Cority completes development of acquired environmental management capabilities

Cority has incorporated the acquired intellectual property directly onto its core platform, now offering a single, multi-tenant, true SaaS platform for enterprises to manage its environmental, health, safety, and quality initiatives. Read More


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