Apprentice


‘I definitely see myself staying in health and safety’: In conversation with apprentice Alyssa Williams and mentor Paul Gaynon

In the second of a two-part article, SHP speaks to apprentice Alyssa and mentor Paul who focus on skills you can learn within health and safety, but also exposure to wider fields. Read More

Why health and safety? In conversation with apprentice Elizabeth Clingan and mentor Donnie Bellshaw

In the first of two articles around apprenticeships, SHP’s Rhianna Sexton speaks to Jacobs’ HSE apprentice Elizabeth Clingan, and her Read More

“Career opportunities, progression, development, challenge – it’s all there in health and safety and I wish I’d joined the industry sooner.”

In this article, Assistant Editor, Rhianna Sexton speaks to Eddie McGrath, HSE Director at Jacobs, about his career, and encouraging young people into the profession via apprenticeships. Read More

Manufacturing company fined after an apprentice suffers life-changing injury

A manufacturing company has been fined after an apprentice’s hand was caught in machinery. Read More

Safety champ is a shining star for apprentices

A Tolworth electricity worker who coaches safety with apprentices who are training to keep the lights on in their communities, has won a national award. Read More

£100,000 fine after apprentice injured

A scaffolding company has been sentenced for safety breaches after a 16-year-old apprentice joiner fell approximately four metres from a Read More

New apprenticeship levy begins today, but where does SHE fit in?

From 6 April 2017 all employers operating in England, with a pay bill over £3 million each year will be required to contribute to a new apprenticeship levy, and there will be changes to the funding for apprenticeship training for all employers. Read More

Better safety information and advice needed for firms employing apprentices

A report has found that better advice and information is needed for employers to ensure the health and safety of Read More

Stonemason apprentice “grabbed power line”, court hears

A stonemasonry company in Perth has been fined after an apprentice stonemason was seriously injured from contact with an overhead Read More

Apprentice’s Nick Hewer joins safety firm as ambassador

Television presenter and former advisor to Lord Sugar, Nick Hewer, has taken an ambassador role in a firm that provides Read More



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