Wellbeing


Safety first in a post COVID-19 landscape

COVID-19 has had a profound effect on our lives but what will be required to protect people in the industrial and commercial workplace as we ease out of lockdown? How will employers manage risk effectively and ensure people stay safe and well? Read More

Firm fined £310,000 after workers’ fingers amputated

A meat processing firm has been fined after two workers had their fingers amputated by machines. Read More

SHP weekly top five

The top five most-read articles on SHP this week include: Workplace fatality figures released for 2019/20, HSE urges businesses to make sure they are COVID-secure, Woman dies after London crane collapses, PPE and coronavirus and the latest coronavirus advice for employers. Read More

Coronavirus advice for employers

At the latest government press briefing, on Thursday 9 July, Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden revealed that theatres and music venues can restart outdoor performances from Saturday 11 July, with outdoor sports, including team sports, also be able to restart in stages from this weekend and indoor venues to follow on 25 July. However, the lockdown restrictions in Leicester remain in place, following a spike of infections in the city. Read More

Is online training a ‘new normal’?

Avoiding the pitfalls of online training with some simple steps. Dr Nick Bell shares his thoughts about this new way of working. Read More

St John Ambulance restarts face-to-face workplace first aid training

Health charity provides workplace first aid training at 25 venues as it looks to bridge what is says is a serious skills shortage, caused by coronavirus. Read More

Woman dies after London crane collapses

A woman has died, and four people have been injured after a 20m tower crane collapsed onto a row of houses in Bow, London. Read More

Tile manufacturer fined after employee suffered serious injuries

A tile manufacturing firm has been fined £10,000 after a worker suffered three broken bones in his arm and crush injuries to his forearm when he was drawn into the in-running nip of a conveyor tail drum. Read More

A guide to home working

Many businesses have begun to embrace the idea of flexible working and working from home and, in the current climate, more and more of us may find ourselves plunged into doing so for longer than the one to two days a week, which employers and employees adapt to fairly easily. Read More

‘Poor lift truck inspections could pose risk to life’

Thorough Examinations should be completed by qualified engineers, says CFTS — the body behind the national standard. Read More


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