Editor, Safety & Health Practitioner

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Ian joined Informa (formerly UBM) in 2018 as the Editor of SHP. Ian studied journalism at university before spending seven years in online fantasy gaming. Prior to moving to Informa, Ian worked in business to business trade print media, in the automotive sector. He was Online Editor and then moved on to be the Editor of two publications aimed at independent automotive technicians and parts distributors.
September 7, 2020

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SHP Trailblazer Awards

Enter the SHP Trailblazer Awards

SHP Trailblazer Awards is open all health & safety professionals, of any age and any level of seniority working in the UK.

You can enter yourself or someone else. The entry deadline has been exteded until Tuesday 3 November.

SHP Trailblazer Awards 2020 comprises of four categories:

Trailblazer in Workplace Wellbeing: Recognising individuals who have done the most to contribute to people thriving at work, prioritising employees’ wellbeing and mental health.

Trailblazer in COVID-19 Response: Recognising individuals who have responded to COVID-19 in the most effective or inspiring way. This could be on the frontline, in the community or in the workplace.

Trailblazer in Technology: Recognising individuals who have effectively used technology to improve the health, safety or wellbeing of their colleagues, customers or the general public.

Trailblazer in Positive Social Impact: Recognising individuals who have shone a spotlight on an ethical issue, addressed social challenges or helped the community. This could be through volunteering or initiatives at work.

Things to consider when submitting an entry

  • Make your entry as detailed and informative as you can, as this will help the judges during their deliberations;
  • Try to provide tangible evidence to support what you or your nominee has achieved when explaining why they have been nominated.

What the judges are looking for

“Show technique, an outcome (with a measurable result) or even outstanding charisma and influencing skill (with an objective result).”

“Display evidence of person-centred approaches to health and safety, evidence of the impact made and innovation in the wake of COVID-19.”

“Portray pure passion and innovative programs which have made a difference in making people safer at work.”

“Provide feedback from the people or companies impacted by this project or person. How has the project was developed.”

“I am looking to see individuals who have clearly demonstrated the right attitude and dedication to succeed.”

“Describe the measures they used to determine they made a positive impact and mistakes they made and learnt from and what would they do differently if they had a magic wand.”

To enter the SHP Trailblazer awards, simply fill out the form opposite.

Click here to view all of the SHP Awards categories.

With special thanks to the HSE and IATP for collaborating with us on these awards.

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