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Health and safety professionals urged to give mentoring a chance

Mentoring is “one of the most rewarding things you can do”, according to Grant Thompson, Global EHS lead at Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions. Read More

Introducing… Safety Thirst!

The Women in Health & Safety Network is launching Safety Thirst, a series of informal networking events for male and female safety professionals in pubs across the UK. Read More

How to support women, their health and mental health in the workplace

Women in Health & Safety Network is hosting a webinar covering women’s health and mental health is and why it important. The session is open to all, male and female, members and non-members. Read More

Busting the myth: ‘No such thing as a forklift truck licence’

85% of relevant job applications say: ‘forklift truck licence required’, but does it even exist? Stuart Taylor, Managing Director at Mentor FLT Training, explores... Read More

National Forklift Safety Day highlights the importance of operator training

As part of its continuing commitment to raising safety standards across the material handling sector, UKMHA is once again championing the cause of National Forklift Safety Day. Read More

Dispelling the biggest myth around lift truck operator training certificates

There's a myth that accredited forklift training certificates must be transferable or that all accredited forklift training must go onto a public database. Read More

Civil Service becomes largest organisation to sign Menopause Workplace Pledge

The Civil Service has signed the Menopause Workplace pledge, committing to recognise the impact of menopause and actively support women who are affected. Read More

The importance of health and safety training in the rail sector

From slips, trips and falls to electrical hazards, every workplace comes with its unique set of risks, and the rail sector is certainly no exception to this rule. Health and safety training is a legal requirement that ensures the general wellbeing of a workforce and reduces the risk of an accident within the workplace. However, it is often overlooked by employers, or is not as regularly monitored or maintained as it should be... Read More

At the pointy end: Talking people, law, health & safety

SHP caught up with Tim Marsh and Laura Thomas, ahead of an event they are hosting in July, which will discuss the practical importance of a positive, proactive and holistic health & safety culture. Read More

NEBOSH Diploma scholarship returns for 2022 with even more opportunities to learn

NEBOSH has opened applications for its 2022 scholarship programme and this year it’s offering even more opportunities for aspiring health and safety professionals. Read More



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