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Discovering Safety – Have your say in the future of health and safety

John Kersey looks at the Lloyd’s Register Foundation funded Discovering Safety Programme, a large and ambitious scientific endeavour being delivered by the Health and Safety Executive and key partners which is applying cutting edge data analytics on industry health and safety challenges to improve health and safety performance globally. Read More

Firm fined after ripsaw injury

A building and maintenance company has beenn fined after an employee was injured while operating a ripsaw. Read More

Arco offers advice to prevent flood damage

Arco has offered advice on how employers can protect their businesses in the event of a flood. Read More

Global Handwashing Day: Employees urged to make time to care for their skin

SC Johnson Professional sheds light on the importance of appropriate, effective handwashing and its role in good skin care and the prevention of occupational skin disorders (OSDs) Read More

Client and contractor failed to protect workers

RJW Building Solutions Limited, a contractor, a hotel and the client company who arranged the work, have been sentenced after workers disturbed asbestos. Read More

Empower managers to uphold safety in 3 simple steps

Do you find that despite your company having operator training, risk assessments and relevant safe systems of work in place, forklift accidents, near misses and bad habits persist? Read More

£1m fine following preventable death

Cemex UK Operations Limited has been fined £1m after a worker suffered fatal injuries when he was struck on the body by a centering machine lifting mast. Read More

Arco Innovation Award 2019, Meet the judges

Discover more about the panel of judges that has been assembled to peruse over the shortlisted finalists of the recently launched Arco Innovation Award. Read More

Legislation Update Webinar: October 2019

How might Brexit affect existing health & safety legislation? What is the law around mental health, what is the HSE focus and what should you be thinking about?The next Barbour and SHP webinar takes place on Thursday 24 October, from 11:00am to 12:00noon. Read More

Top 5 most read in September 2019

The most read fines and prosecution articles in September 2019 includes a 12 months sentence to a landscaping Director and £100,000 fine. Read More


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Don’t be a statistic; Make your workplace safer, healthier and stronger

Sleep and fatigue: Director’s Briefing

Working at height: Employee Factsheet

Managing maintenance and contractors safely at factory shutdown time

Barbour download: Guide to working at height