Mental Health


Amazon safety incidents: GMB Union demands inquiry following ‘600 injuries in the past 3 years’

The GMB has said that it's time for a Parliamentary inquiry into Amazon's working conditions following reports of 600 serious injuries or near misses in the past three years. Read More

Women in Health & Safety event: Women’s Health at Work

While organisations are focusing on improving conversations on mental health and wellbeing in the workplace, we know that some health taboos still exist. Menopause, menstruation and fertility are topics that can be considered difficult to discuss, yet impact both genders in the workplace. Read More

The improving awareness around safe digging practices

Richard Broome, Managing Director at LSBUD, discusses the growing awareness surrounding safe digging practices and the impact this has on the health and safety of those working in or near to gas pipelines or electricity cables. Read More

Noise in the Workplace – Director’s Briefing

This Director’s Briefing, from Barbour EHS, covers: Does your business have a noise problem? What are the action levels and limit values? Control methods or noise reduction techniques and When should hearing protection be used? Read More

Illegal gas fitter jailed

A self-employed gas fitter has been jailed after working on gas appliances while unregistered. Read More

Engel high-viz workwear helps save the environment

A brand-new range of high visibility protective safety clothing, with 50% of the material made from recycled plastic bottles, has been introduced by workwear manufacturer Engel Workwear. Read More

‘The lives of young people are being put at risk by the Scout Association’, says Coroner

A report has claimed that The Scout Association is risking the lives of children and young people, through inadequate supervision during dangerous activities. Read More

HSE UK Congress 2020: Be curious, creative and courageous

Robert Jukes, SHP’s Rising Star for 2019, reports from the two-day conference at the De Vere Cotswold Hotel in Gloucestershire. The HSE UK Congress is part of a series of events which make up the HSE Global Series. Read More

What3words: The app that could save the lives of lone and rural workers

What3words has divided the world into 57 trillion 3m by 3m squares and given each a unique three word ‘address’. It means, a person’s exact location can be pinpointed more accurately than a street name or postcode in the event of an emergency. Read More

Council fined £8k after golf course crash

West Dunbartonshire Council has been fined following an incident at a golf course which left two workers with severe injuries. Read More


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