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The health and safety community was brought back together with a bang for the first time in three years in May 2022, below are some of the highlights from the event.

Save the date 2023Want to keep up to date with health and safety strategies and regulations, extend your network and assess the latest solutions, all under one roof?

Safety & Health Expo is where tens of thousands of health and safety professionals come together to innovate, collaborate, and fulfil their goals.

This is your unmissable chance to learn about innovative approaches, legislation and best practice that will equip your business to overcome the many new challenges facing the market.

Highlights from 2022 included Mandy Hickson, a fighter pilot with more than 30 years’ experience, including three tours of duty and 45 missions over Iraq, urging health and safety professionals to learn the lessons from the aviation sector.

Also, the BAFTA-winning presenter of Louis Theroux’s Weird Weekends, When Louis Met…, and LA Stories, Louis Theroux took to the stage to discuss communicating effectively, working in hostile and volatile environments, and health and wellbeing.

“For me, Safety & Health Expo is the leading exhibition in health and safety, and as the manager in this area, it is so important for me to attend and meet with the suppliers here to get the best knowledge…” Health & Safety Manager, Atlas FM

“I’m new to the industry, so coming to Safety & Health Expo has truly been beneficial for me to expand my knowledge. Coming to Safety & Health Expo has given me brilliant networking opportunities, and seeing the variety of suppliers has given me the chance to learn so much and meet great people at the same time.” Safety and Health Tech Apprentice, Morgan Sindall

“The show broadened my knowledge of the health & safety profession. The show was professional and very rewarding. Everything on display highlighted areas of improvement for us…” Director, Axle Group Holdings

Why Exhibit at Safety & Health Expo 2023?

  • SHE 2022 sales brochureMeet the top echelon of health and safety buyers – with 70% of visitors having purchasing power.
  • Increase your brand exposure amongst tens of thousands of health and safety professionals, including distributors, consultants, industry leaders, influencers, and health & safety associations.
  • Launch products to professionals interested in PPE, training, safety tech, risk management, lone worker solutions and much more.
  • Gain unlimited access to buyers from four other shows – FIREX International, Facilities Show, Intelligent Building Europe and IFSEC International.

The health & safety profession, how is it changing?

We discuss the changing perception of the health & safety profession, and the opportunities for increasing collaboration across teams.

What’s next for fire safety in the social housing sector?

A leading panel of experts took to the stage for a packed out session at FIREX International in May to examine the challenges in improving fire safety in the social housing sector.

Listening inclusively: Check your own biases

Why don’t people always listen effectively? How can we overcome safety silence? Director of CIRAS Catherine Baker explores…

A guide to the Definitive Sentencing Guidelines

The Sentencing Guideline the court must follow if a person or a company has been convicted of an offensive relating to health and safety, were the subject of an illuminating presentation at the recent Safety and Health Expo.

Health and safety professionals urged to give mentoring a chance

Mentoring is “one of the most rewarding things you can do”, according to Grant Thompson, Global EHS lead at Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions.

How safety in design and digitalisation can increase productivity and deliver results

Sukhy Hogwood looks at the importance of safety in design and Paul Richardson discusses how digitalised safety processes can transform a workplace.

Unpacking mental health in the workplace

“Mental health is in your organisation,” a chief psychologist told delegates recently at Safety and Health Expo.

Could the ECHO intruder alarm system be coming to UK fire and rescue services?

The ECHO automated alarm signalling system could be graduating to fire and rescue services, delegates at this year’s FIREX International heard.

Busting the myth: ‘No such thing as a forklift truck licence’

85% of relevant job applications say: ‘forklift truck licence required’, but does it even exist? Stuart Taylor, Managing Director at Mentor FLT Training, explores…

New safety-focused angle grinder launched at Safety & Health Expo

FEIN unveiled a new high-safety angle grinder at this year’s Safety & Health Expo, designed to ‘reduce accidents in the construction sector’. SHP reports on the launch…

Does the health & safety profession need more critical thinkers?

Are there too many platitudes in health and safety? Does the profession need more critical thinkers? These were just some of the questions posed at a live podcasting recording, held recently at Safety and Health Expo.

RoSPA launches ‘Falls Charity Appeal’ to prevent the hidden harm caused by falls

RoSPA is reaching out to businesses, business leaders and the wider health and safety community to use the skills they have developed in fall prevention in workplaces, to educate their employees to help prevent falls in the home.

When SHP met Louis Theroux…

Hear Louis Theroux’s thoughts on communicating effectively, working in hostile, health and health and wellbeing.

‘There is a need for a common-sense approach to tackling risk’, says film-maker Louis Theroux

Documentary maker, producer and writer Louis Theroux is well known for his relaxed interview style but on the final day of Safety & Health Expo 2022 the tables were turned as he sat down with SHP Editor, Ian Hart in front of a packed Keynote Theatre crowd.

What’s on today at Safety & Expo 2022?

Safety & Health Expo opened its doors for 2022 yesterday at London’s ExCeL. Here, we take a look at what visitors can expect from the Keynote and Operational Excellence Theatre’s on day 3 of the event…

Live updates from Safety & Health Expo 2022

Stay up to date with the latest news, tweets, and images from Safety & Health Expo 2022 17-19 May at ExCel London.

‘Health and safety has got to be at the forefront of everyone’s thinking,’ says fighter pilot

A fighter pilot with more than 30 years’ experience, including three tours of duty and 45 missions over Iraq has urged health and safety professionals to learn lessons from the aviation sector.

‘Catch the wave’ is just getting started, declares IOSH president

IOSH’s flagship “catch the wave” programme, which aims to harness the power of social sustainability will not finish at the end of the year, according to the organisation’s president.

Robens report has ‘stood the test of time’ says HSE Director of Regulation

The Robens report, which paved the way for the 1974 Health and Safety at Work Act, has “stood the test of time”, according to Philip White.

Meet the CHAS team at Safety & Health Expo 2022

Visitors to Safety & Health Expo 2022 are invited to visit Stand SH1254 where they can meet the CHAS team and find out more about how CHAS can help you work safer and more efficiently while safeguarding your reputation.

ORR confirms green light for Elizabeth line opening

London’s Elizabeth line has received its final authorisations of its trains, stations, and infrastructure from the rail regulator ahead of its opening on Tuesday 24 May.

What should employers look for when recruiting and hiring a competent forklift truck operator?

SHP speaks to Stuart Taylor, Managing Director at Mentor FLT Training, who explains the misconception around the existence of the forklift truck ‘licence’ and talks about what employers should look for when recruiting and hiring a forklift truck operator.

Make your workplace compliant, safer and more efficient

Align legislation & prevent accidents by communicating important safety information when & where co-workers need to see it.

See Barbour EHS, William Martin Compliance and Elogbooks at Facilities Show 2022

Barbour EHS will be showcasing its brand-new, comprehensive and interactive eLearning platform at London’s ExCeL, from 17-19 May.

‘Don’t try to do risk from a desk, you need to be there and engage in collaboration’

SHP speaks to Carolyn Smith, Health, Safety and Wellbeing Director at The VPS Group, about the positive lessons we can hold onto from the pandemic and how she believes the perception of the health & safety profession is changing.

Engel workwear’s sustainable & stretch-comfort collections help save the environment

Alongside a continual policy of developing products to keep ahead of the highest comfort and protection standards demanded by their customers, Danish manufacturer, ENGEL Workwear says it also focuses on making a positive contribution to aiding the Global climate challenge.

FEIN to set new construction sector standards with revolutionary reveal at Safety & Health Expo

FEIN, the power tools and accessories manufacturer, has announced plans for a much-anticipated high-safety angle grinder unveiling at Safety & Health Expo 2022.

The next age of safety leadership: Moving from blaming to learning

Diane Chadwick-Jones discusses leadership, blame culture, analysing and learning from data, and why error is a symptom, not a cause.

‘The design phase is the whole reason for being in safety’

HSE Director at Jacobs, Sukhy Hogwood, talks to SHP about safety in design and her role in ensuring buildings are not only safe to construct, but also usable for those who will be living, working in, and recreationally using the space.

FIREX to welcome world leading thinkers on high rise safety at Tall Building Fire Safety Conference 2022 – Agenda announced!

SHP provides the latest updates on what the International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference has to offer at FIREX 2022.