Culture & Behaviours




2018 predictions: Smarter PPE will better protect all workers

As 2017 comes to an end, SHP asks Honeywell for its industry predictions for next year. Read More

A Christmas tipple too far? The law on workplace drinking

As the festive season begins, it is important to assess your legal responsibility for ensuring staff are not over the alcohol limit while at work. Read More

Dr Flis: Calculating the real costs of unhealthy workplace cultures

Over time, beliefs and attitudes change, modify and mature. This process is sometimes called a ‘cultural shift’. Dr Flis investigates... Read More

Beating Imposter Syndrome and developing self-confidence…together.

Heather Beach of the Healthy Work Company outlines her experience of Imposter Syndrome - and the importance of health and safety professionals building self confidence. Read More

Croydon tram accident: Risk of overturning on curves “not properly understood”

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) found the risk of trams overturning on curves was "not properly understood" by the tramway and there were insufficient safety measures, according to its report into the Croydon tram crash last year. Read More

BBC Studioworks and two others fined after worker seriously injured

Three companies have been fined after a contractor to BBC Studioworks Ltd fell more than 10 metres at Elstree Film Studios. Read More

When it comes to safety, culture matters

We believe every accident is avoidable. And when it comes to safety, culture matters. Achieving a ‘Zero Accident’ mindset can only happen when proactive habits become second nature. Chris Dark explains. Read More

Robot safety part 2: man smart, machine smarter

Machine learning seems to be a new buzzword. What is it and how is it substantially changing the way we work? John Kersey continues his series on artificial intelligence in the world of health and safety. Read More

Brent Council fined £100k after lone worker policy failure

A local authority has been fined after two of its social workers were assaulted on a home visit by the mother of a vulnerable child they were visiting. Read More

Best of SHP 2017: Is perceived stress really more important than serious injuries & fatalities?

Following IOSH president Graham Parker's keynote address at this year's annual conference, and an increased focus on wellbeing by other organisations and firms, Dominic Cooper asks: should mental health really be the focus for safety and health practitioners? Read More



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