Event Manager - Safety & Health Expo, Workplace Wellbeing Show, SHP, UBM

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Charlotte Geoghegan is Event Manager for Safety & Health Expo, Workplace Wellbeing Show and SHP. Prior to this she was Head of Content for the Safety & Health Expo, SHP, IFSEC, FIREX and Facilities Show.
June 22, 2020

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Most shared PPE articles so far this year

In a year when PPE has hit the headlines of mainstream press, we round up the PPE articles which have been shared the most on UK social media in the past 6 months.

Of the top 15, all but one were published in April or May 2020. The vast majority of shared were on Facebook.

  1. 1.2 million shares: Nurse disciplined after wearing only lingerie under see-through PPE gown in Russia Published by Mail Online, May 2020
  2. 601,000 shares: Nurses in bin bags due to PPE shortage ‘test positive for coronavirus’ Published by METRO, April 2020
  3. 424,700 shares: NHS coronavirus nurse, 23, dies after 12-hour shift ‘without right protective kit’ Published by Mirror.co.uk, April 2020
  4. 275,500 shares: Millions of pieces of PPE being shipped from Britain to Europe despite NHS shortages Published by The Telegraph, April 2020
  5. 141,800 shares: I’ve stockpiled £2.5k of PPE including 500 pairs of gloves and 100s of masks Published by The Sun, April 2020
  6. 117,400 shares: Jimmy Kimmel accuses Mike Pence of delivering empty boxes of PPE Published by METRO, May 2020
  7. 110,400 shares: Priti Patel ‘sorry if people feel there have been failings’ on PPE Published by BBC News, April 2020
  8. 104,100 shares: Woman who stockpiled £2,500 of PPE refuses to give any to NHS Published by METRO, April 2020
  9. 94,300 shares: Trump undermines cornavirus nurse after she complained about PPE Published by METRO, May 2020
  10. 92,300 shares: NHS doctors ‘gagged’ over protective equipment shortages Published by The Independent, March 2020
  11. 87,700 shares: Charge Boris Johnson with ‘conspiracy to murder’ over PPE failings, says Philip Pullman Published by inews.co.uk, April 2020
  12. 83,900 shares: Matt Hancock declines to apologise to nurses forced to choose whether to work without PPE Published by The Independent, April 2020
  13. 74,700 shares: Labour MP Nadia Whittome sacked as carer for speaking out about PPE shortages Published by Mirror.co.uk, May 2020
  14. 67,800 shares: Vietnamese children donate 20,000 face masks to UK after saving up ‘lucky money’ Published by The Independent, April 2020
  15. 67,700 shares: Lack of PPE ‘shocking indictment’ of government’s handling of crisis Published by The Independent, April 2020

Source: Buzzsumo

For further reading about PPE, see SHP’s Complete Guide to Personal Protective Equipment

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