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‘People can find it hard to recognise success in people who do things differently’

Samantha Mepham, Health and Safety Partner at Rider Levett Bucknall, discusses the challenges she has navigated as a woman in health and safety. Read More

What should employers look for when recruiting and hiring a competent forklift truck operator?

SHP speaks to Stuart Taylor, Managing Director at Mentor FLT Training, who explains the misconception around the existence of the forklift truck ‘licence’ and talks about what employers should look for when recruiting and hiring a forklift truck operator. Read More

Work-related suicide: A Women in Health & Safety webinar

Women in Health & Safety Network is set to host it's next virtual event, a webinar covering work-related suicide and the reporting data around it. The session will take place on Friday Jun 10 and is open to all, male and female, members and non-members. Read More

3 reasons a young person should consider a career in health & safety

Melissa Mark-Joyce discusses why health and safety professionals need to play their part in encouraging young people to embark on careers. Read More

‘I like being challenged, I use it as an opportunity to learn and share my knowledge with others,’ SHP meets Shari Bowen

SHP speaks to Shari Bowen, who was named SHP’s International Rising Star in December, as part of the wider SHP Awards 2021. 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

The importance of establishing good relationships in safety

In this episode of the Safety & Health Podcast, we speak to SHE Manager at Kier Highways, Dave McPherson and Health and Safety Officer at Great British Communications, Jessica Collings about the work they do, how they got into health & safety and their thoughts on the future of the profession. Read More

Health experts share priorities for Women’s Health Strategy

Report published summarising written responses to the women's health call for evidence from 436 organisations and experts in women's health. Read More

Connect with Women in Health & Safety at Safety & Health Expo

Women in Health & Safety Network to hold first in-person meet-up in two years, at London’s ExCeL. Read More

‘It doesn’t matter if you’re female or male, have one years’ experience or 10, it’s your expertise and knowledge that people are interested in,’ SHP meets Cindy Bell

SHP speaks to Cindy Bell, who was named both SHP’s Rising Star in Manufacturing and Rising Star UK in December in the SHP Awards 2021. Read More



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