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Charity issues ‘wake-up call’ to help older workforce

A new report warns the number of number of people aged 65 and over is set to grow by more than 40% in the next two decades, and top 17 million by 2036. Read More

SHP weekly top five

SHP's most read articles from the past week: 3D printer safety, exoskeleton vests, M & D’s Theme Park fine, Storm Gareth scaffolding warning, Changing young minds to construction, and much more... Read More

Evac+Chair International appoints new Technical Director

Stephen Ellis aims to drive quality and innovation in the company’s life-saving products. Read More

Law firm hires former HM Inspector of health and safety

The North East law firm Law At Work has hired a former HM Inspector of Health and Safety to boost its work in the sector. Read More

Kier Highways appoints Head of Safety, Health and Environment

The Kier Group has appointed Steve Crofts as the Head of Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) for its Kier Highways division. Read More

Gig economy: Hermes couriers to be offered holiday pay

Couriers working for the delivery firm Hermes are to be offered holiday pay, as part of a deal struck with the GMB trade union. Read More

PM awards ‘outstanding’ cancer fundraiser on World Cancer Day

SHP contributor Paul Verrico, Partner at Eversheds Sutherland was honoured by the Prime Minister today, World Cancer Day, in recognition of his volunteer work as founder of the charity Team Verrico. Read More

World Cancer Day – a look at occupational cancer

What is World Cancer Day? World Cancer Day is a truly global event taking place every year on 4 February, Read More

Health and safety professional development dashboard updated

Acre Frameworks has updated its Frameworks Dashboard, which aims to help health and safety professionals develop their careers. Read More

Beth Tweddle: Olympic gymnast launches legal action over reality show injuries

Olympic Bronze medallist, Beth Tweddle MBE, has issued legal proceedings against the makers of the The Jump after suffering injuries, which forced her to pull out of the celebrity ski-jumping show. Read More


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