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Does the equality maxim of ‘gender neutrality’ put women at greater health and safety risk?

Lorenzo Visentin explores the gender sensitive approach to risk, delving into some historic and more recent case study examples. Read More

Domestic abuse advice seminar

The Women in Health & Safety Network is hosting, ‘A pandemic within a pandemic’, a panel discussion on domestic abuse. The session, open to all, takes place on Wednesday 21 April, at 15:00 GMT. Read More

NEBOSH launches new fire safety qualification for low risk workplaces

NEBOSH has launched a new globally relevant fire safety qualification to help those in low to medium risk workplaces build in-house fire safety expertise and develop practical fire safety skills that can be used to protect people, buildings and business. Read More

Join ‘virtual cuppa’ with Women in Health and Safety

Women in Health and Safety is back with two more 'virtual cuppas', this time designed to discuss opportunities for mentors and mentees. Read More

NEBOSH National General Certificate now available via Virtual Classroom

Make UK has been focused on developing their range of health and safety training to offer a range of flexible virtual and face-to-face delivery options, making it as easy as possible for people to get the skills they need and build their careers in this area. Read More

Employee wellbeing: critical for business success in 2021

Alaana Woods, Commercial Director at Bupa Health Clinics, explains how businesses cannot just survive, but thrive, in 2021 by engaging employees with their health and wellbeing and provides some tips on how to put employee wellbeing top of the agenda. Read More

Why are there so few female Chartered Fellows in IOSH?

Claire Saunders CFIOSH is one of just 0.1% of chartered Fellows within IOSH that are women. In this article, she asks whether IOSH should be doing more to help its female members to become Fellows, whether women are creating their own barriers and provides some information on getting your Fellowship Portfolio together. Read More

How to support women’s health in the workplace

Some small, but achievable, steps to help promote women’s health in the workplace. Read More

The veterans who became safety and health leaders

SHP spoke to two veterans, former Company Sergeant Major and Warrant Officer Jimmy Quinn and ex-RAF Regiment gunner Scott Mathie, about the well-trodden career path from the military to safety and health. Read More

New skills development centre for safety and health professionals

Safety and health professionals’ capabilities are being scrutinised more closely than ever. So how do you evaluate the skills which are most important to your organisation and, ultimately, the success of the health and safety team? Read More



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