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HSE Global Series: Warwick, UK

Heather Beach shares three takeaways from last month's conference, including effective communication. Read More

Why are women not bothering with Fellowship?

WIHS webinar that challenges lack of female Fellowship representation to feature IOSH President among speakers. Read More

Reducing accidents through immersive training

Louis Wustemann profiles SSE's immersive training programme which has helped reduce workplace accidents and injury. Read More

Most PPE still failing basic safety and regulation criteria, new report shows

PPE is still failing to meet the most basic legal safety and regulation criteria after a study showed 79% of items spot-checked did not meet standards. Read More

Creating safer forklift truck operations

For National Forklift Truck Safety Day (11 June), we look back at this article from Stuart Taylor of Mentor FLT Training who explains why those working alongside forklift trucks should understand the risks involved. Read More

Skills shortages, sustainability and women’s PPE cited by HS professionals as key areas of focus, report finds

A new report has highlighted skills shortages, sustainability and a lack of women’s PPE as key areas to focus on in the UK health and safety sector. Read More

Workers facing uncertain future coupled with health and safety risks, new IOSH report says

The survey reveals struggles of platform workers in the gig economy as a result of unpredictable income and irregular working patterns. Read More

Insights from the 2024 Health, Safety & Environmental Remuneration Report

SHP hears from the HSE Recruitment Network, which recently published The 2024 HSE Remuneration Report, and with it answers common salary queries. Read More

New IOSH study centre aims to support Level 6 Diploma

IOSH Academy launches as recognised study centre for IOSH Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health Leadership and Management. Read More

HSE acknowledge issue of ill-fitting PPE as regulator engage with SHP

SHP’s Inclusive PPE campaign took a significant step forward as Karl Simons OBE opened communication with the UK health and safety regulator. Read More