disability


Invisible disabilities in the workplace

Nichola Ebbern, Head of Health and Safety at Shepherds Bush Housing Group, shares her personal experience of living with an invisible disability and some advice for how employers can support staff. Read More

Protecting the most vulnerable from fire risk

Nick Rutter, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at FireAngel takes a look at how connected technology can help improve fire safety for disabled people. Read More

Protecting people with disabilities – A concern for all of us

Denis Fowler, Director of Health & Safety Services at the University of York, explains how his team is improving security and safety provision for more vulnerable members of the community. Read More

New project aims to help people with long-term health problems return to work

The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has secured nearly £500,000 to help local firms recruit people with disabilities and long-term health conditions. Read More

Everything you need to know about evacuation chairs

With SHP‘s focus on fire safety this month, we thought we’d revisit a previous article which talks about the importance of evacuation chairs, what they are and how they work… Read More

Mental ill health in court: Disability and discrimination

A number of cases in the press have recently highlighted the cost to employees and businesses, in situations of disability discrimination at work, when mental health is the disability. Read More

Health and work: how big a nudge do we need?

Nothing attracts my attention more than a snippet on the radio or a mention in a local paper that someone Read More

Obesity as a disability: how will the EU court ruling affect the workplace?

By David Towlson When it comes to health, some people can feel powerless, trapped in a cycle that seems impossible Read More



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