Risk


Hazards Campaign launches health and safety manifesto

The manifesto warns that health and safety has been “ideologically demonised” as “pointless red tape” and instead calls for “real, enforceable employment and safety rights”. Read More

Understanding contractor risk in the construction industry

This whitepaper from Alcumus looks at the construction sector, focussing on the potential hazards and risks contractors can bring to your business and provides guidance on how to mitigate these risks and avoid damage to your business and brand reputation. Read More

Control of contractors made simple

Gary Duce, Managing Director of Reset, looks at how organisations can better manage contractors working on their premises and ensure compliance. Read More

Simplifying construction phase plans

Dan Morphew, SHE Manager, and David Day, Head of SHE, at Nuvia UK outline a project they conducted recently in order to simplify production of CPPs, and to make them risk-based and more user-friendly. Read More

12 Rules for Life: ‘Risk taking is essential’

Tim Marsh, Managing Director at Anker & Marsh, discusses Jordan Peterson’s best-selling book 12 Rules for Life and specifically about rule 10 'People Need To Take Risks'. Read More

Decommissioning Sellafield: A behind the scenes look at the technology being used

Decommissioning Sellafield is a huge and dangerous task. To mitigate the risk, robotic submarines are being used to safely inspect, clean and retrieve debris from radioactive fuel storage ponds. Read More

Worker fractured spine in roof fall on construction site

Employee was removing roof sheets from a timber frame farm building when he fell approximately four metres through one of the asbestos cement roof sheets onto the ground below. Read More

Mitigating contractor risk in the manufacturing industry

Each manufacturing discipline or sub-sector has its own risk profile and is required to overcome various health and/or safety hazards specific to its process. This white paper from Alcumus covers the risks of using contractors, contractor health & safety assessments, how SafeContractors work and much more. Read More

How to protect workers from fatal injuries in light of recent HSE statistics

Some advice on how to minimise injury and risk on site. Read More

Keeping compliance under control in an SME

If you are a small business, have you ever considered outsourcing your health and safety, rather than entrusting it as a bit-part of a person’s job? Chartered Compliance Specialist, Adam Gomes CMIOSH, discusses the pitfalls of not having the required skills and qualifications handling your company’s safety. Read More


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Mental Health is...
a current part of my role in health and safety
63%
34
run by another department, but I contribute to policy
19%
10
nothing to do with my department
19%
10