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Ladder safety: How to work safely with ladders and stepladders

A series of tips on how to correctly and safety lean a ladder and some methodology to foster safe ladder use. Read More

New virtual reality system launched for asbestos training

Rather than just looking at photos of asbestos in buildings, delegates have 360 degrees view of each learning space, giving them the confidence to be able to identify real life hazards in the workplace. Read More

‘Get a grip’ on ladder safety

The Ladder Association is offering a free Ladder Safety Pack to help improve ladder competence, as part its new 'Get a grip' campaign. Read More

Wellbeing in construction event

Registration is open for the forthcoming networking event, in London, on 28 September. Places are limited. Read More

New health and safety game-based tool launched

The manufacturers’ organisation EEF has launched a new health & safety game-based tool to help promote health and safety in the workplace. In the game, players must learn how to manage health and safety risks within a simulated work environment. Read More

Skills, leadership and diversity, a Q&A with recruitment specialist Simon Bliss

Following our recent Skills, Leadership & Diversity webinar, we put some of your unanswered questions to one of the panellists Simon Bliss, from Principal People. Read More

Using the Hudson Ladder in the context of health culture

Is the Hudson Framework suitable for health culture? David Day, Head of SHE at nuclear specialist Nuvia UK, talks about why he has selected a particular cultural model as the basis to develop a health culture assessment tool. Read More

Architects to sit new health and safety test

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced it is to develop a new mandatory health and safety test for its UK chartered members. The new test will cover roles, responsibilities and legislation; Design Risk Management; and personal health and safety when working away from the office. Read More

‘Senior h&s professionals need to fully integrate themselves and align their operational plans with the organisation as a whole’

NEBOSH Chief Executive Teresa Budworth recently announced that she was going into semi-retirement, bringing to an end a 13-year tenure, during which she has overseen huge international growth, helped grow the competency levels across the profession and met the Queen. SHP caught up with her to look back on her career and find out what’s next. Read More

First health and safety apprenticeship launched

A group of contractors has launched the UK’s first safety, health and environment (SHE) apprenticeship. Read More



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