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January Blues: SHP’s guide to helping workers beat the winter slump

The first few weeks of January are often perceived as a challenging time for the workforce from a mental wellbeing perspective. Read More

Celebrating the success of Women in Health and Safety

You might also be interested in: Highlights from the 2018 Birmingham Women in Health and Safety Christmas Party Highlights from Read More

Festive period travel

During the festive period, many workers change the way that they travel to and from work. There’s the work Christmas Read More

Fine after machinery guarding failure leads to partial amputation of a finger

An agency worker at a haulage and waste processing business had his hand drawn into an in running nip on a waste sorting conveyor, while trying to clear a blockage beneath the belt. Read More

Highways England launches new safety awards

Nominations are now open for the Highways England Awards, which combine the previous Health, Safety and Wellbeing Awards and the Supplier Recognition Scheme into a single competition Read More

Another insurance breach leads to fine

The HSE has reported on the second breach of employers’ liability insurance in as many days, detailing the case of a car wash company which has been fined after failing to produce a certificate. Read More

World Suicide Prevention Day: Employers need to challenge their perceptions of suicide

Today (10 September) marks World Suicide Prevention Day, shining a light on those who are at risk of taking their own life and those bereaved by suicide. The World Health Organization estimates that over 800,000 people take their own life each year. Up to 25 times as many again make a suicide attempt. Read More

Making wellbeing work well at UPP: In conversation with Mike Eady

University Partnerships Programme (UPP), The UK’s leading provider of on-campus residential and academic accommodation infrastructure has had an incredibly successful Read More

Workers with depression more productive if they can talk to bosses

Employees who feel able to speak openly about their depression with their managers are more productive at work, according to a new academic study. Read More

Paramedics to get body cameras

Paramedics are to be issued with body cameras as part of a new government drive to tackle abuse and violence against NHS staff. Read More


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