accidents


Sex and the safety message…

Tim Marsh revisits an old article of his and asks, is it better to risk offending the few to get an important message over to the many? Or is there a bigger picture that renders such short-term concerns irrelevant? Read More

Strategies for reducing accidents caused by ‘the human factor’: Lessons learnt from an ex-HSE inspector and expert witness’

As a former Inspector with the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE), and over 16 years of insight, Melvin Sandell has witnessed first-hand how the complex interactions between engineering, health, safety, and the environment can increase organisational risk. Read More

Increasing risk awareness to prompt better decision-making

Jerome Hart, from DuPont Sustainable Solutions, talks about some measures to counteract risky ‘instinctive’ behaviour. Routines breed complacency. That poses Read More

An in-depth review: HSE statistics for 2016/17

Safety & Health Podcast: Listen now Exclusive interviews, the very latest news and reports from the health and safety frontline and Read More

‘Carnage’ as road safety stalls with 4% increase in deaths

Employers reminded of duty on road safety for staff as campaigners slam latest set of road death statistics. Read More

Accident Investigation Webinar

After a recent webinar on ‘Root Cause Analysis’ proved to be the most successful yet, Barbour EHS are happy to Read More

Death, paralysis and injury – shocking stories support stair safety day

Shocking statistics and personal stories of injuries caused by falls and accidents on stairs drove home the need for greater Read More

Judgments and emotions: taking the risk out of decision-making

Jerome Hart, market leader UK for DuPont Sustainable Solutions explains the psychology behind so-called “intuitive” decisions that affect work safety. Read More

Protecting lone workers is not a choice, it’s a call of duty

Following two health and safety prosecutions at the end of 2016, Klaus Aliion, Managing Director, ANT Telecom, looks at what Read More

Why I’d like to meet Frank

By Richard Byrne BSc (Hons), CMIOSH, PIEMA I have been really lucky in that I have either worked with, or Read More



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Post-Brexit environmental health and safety regulations in the UK

How to reduce noise in the workplace

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