Road Safety


‘We must break the mental health taboo in the farming sector’

With increased awareness surrounding mental health, the involvement of high profile names and campaigns and seemingly more discussion taking place, Read More

‘Impractical and unsafe’ forklift use

A telecommunication inspection and maintenance company has been fined after a forklift truck overturned during an unsafe lifting operation. Read More

Joiner hit in face by falling steel beam

A house building company has been fined after a sub-contracted worker suffered serious facial injuries when he was struck by a falling beam. Read More

SHP weekly top five

SHP’s most-read articles this week includes: New legislation eBook launched, 7 ways to reduce forklift accidents, fairground ride inspector sentenced, company and director fined for ignoring HSE, £500k fine in worker death case and much more… Read More

London’s third busiest underground line shuts during morning rush hour

Four passengers treated for smoke inhalation after a Fire Alert was released on the Jubilee Line. Read More

Protect employees from chemical exposure

Casella has launched the VAPex, an advanced and lightweight low flow pump, said to be ideal solution for seamless reporting on employee’s levels of chemical exposure, saving occupational hygienists’ crucial time in their working day. Read More

Female firefighters at risk of PTSD, study finds

Female firefighters are at a greater risk of developing symptoms of PTSD and experiencing suicidal thoughts than male firefighters, according to a new study. Read More

‘Investigation – Good Medicine’

Investigation is part of planning, design, risk assessment and almost everything else. It is therefore unfortunate when companies think that investigation is just a health and safety methodology only to be used when things go wrong. Read More

Courage and risk – a different perspective

Can you reduce human error and eliminate up to 95% of workplace injuries? That’s the issue that will be debated by Larry Wilson, CEO and Author of SafeStart International, and former British Olympic Ski Jumper Eddie the Eagle Edwards. Read More

Company and Director fined after ignoring HSE

A company and its director have both been sentenced for failing to comply with health and safety legislation after being served with Improvement Notices. Read More


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Manual Handling in the Workplace: Employee Factsheet

Driving at work: Director’s Briefing

Understanding contractor risk in the construction industry

5 rules for effective incident reporting

PPE in the Workplace: Employee Factsheet