British Safety Council


‘Natural progression’ for organisations migrating to ISO 45001, says British Safety Council

The advent of the ISO 45001 global standard for occupational health and safety management has led to new organisations coming forward to apply for certification, according to the British Safety Council. Read More

Five-Star Audit, Sword of Honour and Globe of Honour Awards, How does it work? SHP meets British Safety Council’s David Parr.

For 39 consecutive years, the British Safety Council has awarded the Sword of Honour for health and safety management excellence and, for the past seven years, the Globe of Honour for excellence in environmental management. Read More

No excuse for inaction or ignorance on air pollution, says British Safety Council

British Safety Council calls for urgent action on protecting outdoor workers from air pollution and admits its alarm at recent findings by environmental charity Hubbub. Read More

Mental Health Awareness Week: How to beat stress and keep the mind healthy

British Safety Council has launched a series of wellbeing videos containing exercises and advice to help workers beat stress and maintain good mental health. Read More

The Silent Epidemic: Mental health in the construction industry

'The risk of suicide among low-skilled male labourers, particularly those working in construction roles, is three times higher than the male national average.' After rolling out its new strategy, Selwood Housing saw a 95% reduction in work-related stress-related absences and a 73% reduction in personal stress-related absences, over a one-year period Read More

International Safety Awards 2019: Winners announced

The British Safety Council and Mates in Mind celebrate exceptional commitment to workplace health, safety and wellbeing at annual awards ceremony. Read More

Measuring air pollution: British Safety Council launches Canairy App for outdoor workers

King’s College London and British Safety Council have launched Canairy, the world’s first mobile app for outdoor workers to measure their exposure to air pollution in London. Read More

Wellbeing at work explored in new videos

The British Safety Council has launched a series of videos to companies improve wellbeing in the workplace. Read More

Duke of Edinburgh seatbelt incident: ‘The law applies to everyone’

According to data from the Department for Transport, seatbelts help to save around 2,000 lives every year. Read More

Bosses urged to regularly evaluate wellbeing programmes

The new Not just free fruit: wellbeing at work report by the British Safety Council warns wellbeing in many organisations is Read More



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Forklift Trucks: Director’s Briefing

Manual Handling in the Workplace: Employee Factsheet

Driving at work: Director’s Briefing

Understanding contractor risk in the construction industry