Risk


Achieving Agility: A guide for professionals in HR, health and safety, risk and compliance

All employers are now required by law to demonstrate how they are adhering to COVID-secure guidelines. This guide outlines how to embed robust health and safety protocols to achieve a COVID-secure environment. Read More

Manchester Arena attack: Risk assessment was ‘pretty much box ticking’

An inquiry into the Manchester Arena terror attack has been told that the risk assessments carried out by operators were ‘flawed’ and ‘pretty much box ticking’. Read More

Webinar Wednesdays: What makes a good risk assessment?

Hear from health & safety experts discussing what makes a good risk assessment and giving an overview of the hierarchy of risk controls. Join us on 11 November. Read More

Safety first in the warehouse: A step in the right direction

The coronavirus pandemic has transformed the way businesses approach the supply chain and will do so for the foreseeable future, continuing to impact on health and safety in warehouses, distribution centres and logistics hubs, says Jim Roberts, Product Manager at Beaverswood. Read More

Monitor and control: Common construction site hazards and risks

SOCOTEC outlines some of the most common hazards and risks that construction workers may encounter, as well as the relevant legislation and control measures that ensure that the level of risk is kept as low as possible. Read More

Risk assessment support

Make UK provides a range of practical solutions, support and insight to help businesses keep their people safe. Read More

‘People are not risk averse enough for our liking’

Why it is so difficult to get people to follow instructions that are there for their safety? These are often very simple instructions, so why do they ignore safety rules and cut corners? Group Health and Safety Manager, Joe Smith, responds to a recent SHP article about behavioural safety progress. Read More

COVID-19 construction site risk assessment template

This assessment covers all activities in relation to construction work. It focuses on the required control measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Read More

Is our health & safety focus aimed at the wrong generation?

Subash Ludhra, Managing Director at Anntara Management Ltd and former IOSH President, discusses what effect a person’s upbringing can have on their perception of risk and how they go about their daily routine, and their work, later in life. Read More

Behavioural safety & risk management: Dr Tim Marsh’s personal case study

'I was calm, sober and legally compliant so I should have been safe. Indeed, I had been safe about 150,000 times before in similar circumstances … but what I didn’t do was double check an assumption…' Read More


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SHP legislation update eBook – October 2020

A guide to COSHH management

Benchmarking contractor management

A guide to vulnerable workers

COVID-19 construction site risk assessment template