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Siemens demonstrates how the simple power of talking can improve the conversation about safety and wellbeing

Through an exciting new initiative called ‘Talk to Me’ (TTM), Siemens is shifting the focus of conversations about safety and wellbeing. 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

Lone workers: Unite Students promoting a positive safety culture for all

SoloProtect offers discreet device that allows lone workers to carry out their duties safely and with peace of mind. Read More

Eye hazards: Putting safety ‘in focus’

With approximately 60 employees at its Glasgow site, Hubbell wanted to ensure its staff were also able to work safely and effectively at all times. Despite relatively few eye hazards on the shop floor Hubbell made the decision to implement a mandatory safety eyewear policy programme across its operations. Read More

Physiotherapy helps Civil Nuclear Constabulary increase wellbeing and productivity

CNC aims to reduce incidents of sickness absence which resulted from musculoskeletal disorders that were caused by the nature of the its work. Read More

Is it right to silence Big Ben for workers’ hearing?

How at risk are workers from the noise of the Great Bell? Read More

Case study: university takes steps to improve evacuations

  The University of Strathclyde’s Information Services Directorate (ISD) has taken steps to try to improve the safety and efficiency Read More

Case study: choosing a fire alarm system for a 19th Century church

A wireless fire alarm system has been installed in a major redevelopment at St John’s Episcopal Church in the west end Read More

Career case study: Jamie Sutherland-Pownall, Sellafield Ltd

Jamie Sutherland-Pownall tells SHP about how he has achieved an MSc in OSH, CMIOSH status, been elected to IOSH Council and landed his dream job at Sellafield – all by 25. Read More

World AIDS Day: international case study into workplace HIV/AIDS programmes

By Stefaan Van der Borght, Global Head of Health, Anglo American More than 40 million people worldwide are infected with Read More



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