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May 22, 2020

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Digital Week

Digital Week! Catch up on over 15 hours of live webinars, whitepaper and product content

Follow the links below to find all the content hosted on our Digital Week pages, including exclusive whitepapers, webinars, product launches and featured articles.

Digital Week

Fear not, as Digital Week draws to a close, you can still acess over 15 hours of live webinar content on-demand, using all of the links below.

Safety & Health webinar

State of the Health and Safety Profession and Adapting to the new world

Chaired by Prof Dr Andrew Sharman, IOSH President, and featuring:
Ruth Denyer, Group Risk Director ITV, Trustee IIRSM;
Karen McDonnell, Head of RoSPA Scotland;
Lawrence Waterman, Chairman, British Safety Council.

Sourcing PPE during COVID-19

Chaired by Ian Hart, Editor, SHP, and featuring:
Adam Young, Marketing Director, Arco;
Nathan Shipley, PPE Group Certification Manager, BSI;
Matthew Judson, Director – Respiratory & Technical Support, JSP.

Listen back to this webinar, here.

Workplace Wellbeing webinar

Chaired by Chris Edwards, Event Director, Informa Plc.

Achieving best practice in these challenging circumstances

  • Faye McGuinness, Head of Workplace Wellbeing Programmes (Strategy and Development), Mind

Workplace mental health, putting it into practice

  • Jan Golding, CEO, Roots;
  • Faye McGuinness, Head of Workplace Wellbeing Programmes (Strategy and Development), Mind

Navigating the pandemic: what does psychological research into wellbeing tell us?

  • Ivan Robertson, Founding Director, Robertson Cooper Ltd.

Considerations around managing stress and anxiety in the workforce – what do the standards tell us?

  • Teresa Higgins, Sales Director, Barbour EHS

Listen back to this webinar, here.

Health and safety law conundrums during the COVID-19 pandemic

Join leading lawyer, Simon Joyston-Bechal as he looks at:

  1.  Managing difficult decisions relating to COVID-19;
  2. Could we be prosecuted for COVID-19 exposures?;
  3. Can we keep operating if we are struggling with social distancing?
  4. Working from home – how far do our duties extend?
  5. Statutory inspections – what if we are running behind?
  6. Returning to work…

Listen back to this webinar, here.

You can also access all of the other Safety, Wellbeing and content from the week, here:

Safety & Health Expo Digital Week

Workplace Wellbeing Show Digital Week

Fire safety Digital Week

Plus, content from our Security, Intelligent Buildings and Facilities Management teams.

Intelligent Buildings Digital Week

Security Digital Week

Facilities Management Digital Week

Safe standing at football stadiums to be rolled out next season

Premier League and Championship clubs wishing to introduce licensed ‘safe standing’ areas at football stadiums will be able to do so from the start of the 2022/23 season.

Using AI sensors on-the-job to reduce lost time injuries

As part of its safety processes, Wincanton wanted to be able to give movement training to colleagues whilst on the job so they could learn how they were moving whilst working rather than only in a classroom setting…

Heath Secretary Sajid Javid quits

The health secretary has resigned from government, saying he no longer has confidence in Prime Minister Boris Johnson to lead the country.

The knock-on effects of an accident

CFTS issues reminder to businesses about the importance of regular checks for all warehouse equipment.

The changing face of European EHS and ESG

The changing face of European EHS and ESG The world of EHS and ESG is shifting from a focus on

Reviewing the latest Work and Pensions Committee’s report on asbestos management

We now have the UK Government Work and Pensions (W&P) Committee report into the Health and Safety Executive’s approach to asbestos management. Both of these publications have the potential to improve asbestos management and reduce accidental exposure today and in the future.

Manufacturer fined £80,000 after worker injured in fall from height

A glass manufacturing company has been fined £80,000 after a worker sustained serious injuries when he fell through a roof.

Government launches safe towing training scheme

RED Driver Risk Management has been made an inaugural member of the Government’s new safe towing scheme, intended to give businesses accredited training for drivers who tow.

Karl Simons – one year at FYLD

After just over one year at FYLD, characterised by impressive growth and substantial gains in health, safety and productivity of field workers, Karl Simons sat down with SHP to share his experiences so far and his hopes for the future…

Warehouse owner fined after worker falls 30 feet through skylight

A warehouse owner has been fined after an employee of a roofing contractor fell approximately 30 feet through a glass skylight on a warehouse roof resulting in severe life changing injuries.

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.

Carlsberg fined £3m following ammonia gas leak

Carlsberg has been fined £3 million after a contractor died and another was seriously injured following an ammonia gas leak at one of its breweries.

SHP weekly top five

This week the articles most read on SHP have been: Manufacturing firm and director fined after worker sustained life-changing injuries, ‘Everything but the kitchen sink’, Unpacking mental health in the workplace, How a nutritional diet can improve workplace wellbeing and Changing culture with data.

‘80% of telescopic ladders sold online fail safety regulations’

New research by the Ladder Association has raised serious concerns that unsafe and potentially dangerous ladders are being sold to unsuspecting consumers in the UK. Many of these ladders appear fit for purpose and some are even reported to display fake labelling, giving customers false assurance.

£120,000 fine for metal finishing company after death of employee

The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) has successfully led a prosecution against NK Coatings Limited in Newtownabbey, which has been fined £120,000.

Transport company fined £850,000 for failings that led to man’s death

A company has been fined £850,000 after an employee sustained fatal injuries while undergoing training.

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.

High performance glazing will keep passengers safe on Elizabeth line platforms

Almost four kilometres of glazed platform edge screening has been installed across central London’s Elizabeth line stations, keeping passengers safe with the final segment of the landmark rail project now open.

Webinar: Can technology make safety personal?

Join this webinar, on Tuesday 26 July, to learn about Making Safety Personal (MSP) and how technology can play a role in it.

Long COVID and mental health ‘most critical’ issues for workplace health

With the NHS under continuing pressure, occupational health experts have called on businesses to rethink how they tackle Long COVID and mental health issues in the workplace.

Company fined after member of public fatally injured

Plastic Water Piping (PWP) Limited pleaded guilty to three charges of breaching the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 and were instructed under the Probation Act to donate €1,000 to charity.

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Nigel Dupree
Nigel Dupree
2 years ago

Nothing so far on “DSE Accessibility, Diversity & Inclusion” ergonomic adjustments, adaptations, customisation or optimisation for the 58% of operators suffering presenteeism and carrying-on regardless of eye-strain, CVS or Screen Fatigue?

The US DSE operators working from home have started putting in their accessibility claim letters and looks like the scale sufficient for a class action so, will have to rely on UK operators just carrying-on regardless of self-harming, NDA’s and out of court settlements.

Ian Hart
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Ian Hart
2 years ago
Reply to  Nigel Dupree

Thanks Nigel. DSE was discussed in at least two of the webiars during the week, check them out.