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A brave new future

After 32 years, SHP’s print edition has closed and, as you might expect, the final issue is somewhat of a retrospective. Read More

Is it an accident waiting to happen?

In June, Seveso III comes into force. However, as Brian Lait argues, the aspiration of a ‘level playing field’ of Read More

Five steps to maturity: measuring human factors

The Keil Centre has developed a card-sort method to measure Human Factors Maturity, which it argues will help businesses build Read More

Fatigue: the insidious risk to health and safety

Shift work contributes significantly to the UK economy but it can lead to fatigue and poor safety performance. Julie Bell Read More

Offshore: Learning from past mistakes

By Jon Cooper and Steven Brooker:   Last year HSE chair Judith Hackitt commented at the Piper 25 conference that, Read More

New Buncefield-related research on flammable vapour production

The results of extensive post-Buncefield research into the production of flammable vapour in incidents where large storage tanks of volatile liquids are overfilled were recently published in full. Read More

IOSH Conference 2012 – Warp factor

Striving for complete objectivity in safety investigations is futile because hindsight bias Read More

SHE11 – Undisclosed Buncefield report should be made public, says lawyer

Roy Tozer, a partner at law firm DLA Piper who worked on the Buncefield case for a number of years, gave a packed SHP Legal Arena an alternative view of the Buncefield investigation, arguing that there is a considerable amount of information about the case that ought to be in the public domain that isn't at present. Read More

Need to maintain operations outweighed safety, Buncefield report reveals

Basic safety-management failings were the root cause of Britain's most costly industrial disaster, according to a new report published yesterday (16 February). Read More

Buncefield five await penalty fate (VIDEO)

Five companies will be sentenced on Friday for their part in the explosions at the Buncefield fuel depot, which caused the largest fire in Europe since the Second World War. Read More



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