Women in Health and Safety


Coronavirus advice for employers

High street shops, department stores and shopping centres across England are set to reopen next month once they are COVID-19 secure and can show customers will be kept safe, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed on Monday. Outdoor markets and car showrooms will be able to reopen from 1 June and all other non-essential retail will be expected to be able to reopen from 15 June. Read More

Post lockdown reoccupation of properties

Water Hygiene Centre provides some pointers for consideration for when the end of the lockdown is announced and properties that are currently “mothballed” will be brought back into use and reoccupied. Read More

How the construction industry is recognising and tackling fatigue

Marcus de Guingand from Third Pillar of Health, explores some of the common findings in respect of fatigue in construction from conversations with industry professionals. He'll also delve into some of the consequences and look at how you can help reduce this hidden problem. Read More

Guiding safety – How are sentencing guidelines determined?

In this article, particularly in view of the difficulty posed in predicting with certainty where, in a range of potential financial penalties, the fine that will be imposed will land, Paul Verrico, Partner at Eversheds Sutherland and Claire Watson, Associate at Eversheds Sutherland, look at the nine steps set out in the Sentencing Guideline and ask what a duty holder can do to prepare for a hearing. Read More

Essentials tips for a successful video interview

Businesses are currently having to adapt at lightning speed with many turning to technology and video calls like never before. Nowhere is this video technology more useful and fitting than with the interview process. Although there are many benefits from video interviews there are also pitfalls which need to be carefully navigated, by both candidates and interviewers for these to be successful. Read More

Send For Help recognised in Sunday Times tracker for solutions provided during COVID-19 crisis

Specialist lone worker technology business, Send For Help, has been listed in the Sunday Times Profit Track league table Covid-19 edition, recognising the vital solutions that the company is providing to support the safety of lone workers across the UK during the current health crisis. Read More

Preparing to leave lockdown: In conversation with Alcumus CEO, Alyn Franklin

Alyn discusses the strategies that need to be put into place to mitigate the risk of employees becoming ill, how to carry out proper risk assessments, how to start repairing the supply chain and how to plan for business continuity. 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

Digital Week! Catch up on over 15 hours of live webinars, whitepaper and product content

Fear not, as Digital Week draws to a close, you can still acess over 15 hours of live webinar content on-demand, here. Read More

1,300% increase in demand for COVID-19 risk assessments

In the week after the government published its strategy for lifting lockdown, demand for COVID-19 risk assessments has surged 1,300%. Read More


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Statutory inspections during COVID-19 – Director’s Briefing

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Business Continuity: A Barbour Guide

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