Wellbeing


Five workers develop HAVS after vibrating tool use

A property management and development organisation has been fined after five employees developed Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS). Read More

SHP weekly top five

SHP’s most-read articles this week includes: Farm worker blinded by cleaning chemical, Haulage firm in court following transport injury, Can you spot the 13 hidden fire risks?, Sentence following illegal gas work and Driving at work: Director’s Briefing. Read More

Staying safe on the road, with RoSPA

Charlene Trussler, Health, Safety and Compliance Manager, from Clarion Response explains how entering the RoSPA Awards is helping to keep its drivers safe. Read More

Working long hours can raise diabetes risk among women

Working more than 45 hours a week can lead to an increased risk of diabetes in women, according to a medical study. Read More

The 5 biggest workplace fire hazards

Fires can happen pretty much anywhere but are particularly common in the workplace. In the UK, there are approximately 16,000 non-residential fires reported each year, and a large proportion of these are found to take place at work. Read More

‘Don’t turn a blind eye to diabetes’, safety managers are warned

Specsavers Corporate Eyecare has issued a warning surrounding the risk of blindness linked to the condition and has explained how workplace eye care can aid its early detection. Read More

Delivering safer winters

When accidents happen, the blame game is never far behind. Read More

Defects with gas work identified

A gas fitter has been sentenced for carrying out gas work after his registration with Gas Safe Register had lapsed. Read More

Top 5 most read in October 2019

The most read fines and prosecution articles in October 2019 includes, a £2.6m fine to DHL after a worker was killed by a stack of tyres. Read More

Incident management and sentencing guideline update

Kennedys’ regulatory team recently held a Women in Health and Safety event where its experienced health and safety lawyers provided advice on crisis management and delivered an update on the Sentencing Guideline, offering insights into recent Kennedys’ cases. Read More


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