electrical hazards


6 common electrical safety issues on construction sites

Workers on construction sites have a lot of safety issues to consider, but one that can often go overlooked is that of electrical safety. Every year there are around 1,000 accidents at work related to electricity – and around 30 of these are fatal. This shows just how important it is to take electricity seriously. Read More

‘Gobsmacked’: Louise Taggart on being named SHP’s Most Influential person

‘Gobsmacked’: One year on, SHP catches up with 2018's Most Influential Person in health & safety, Louise Taggart. Read More

Louise Taggart named SHP’s Most Influential person in health & safety for 2018

SHP has announced the list of the most influential in health and safety voted for by you, recognising Louise Taggart, Public Speaker, Campaigner and Founder of Michael’s Story as 2018’s ‘Most Influential’ for her work highlighting the personal cost of lax health & safety. Read More

Bedford company to pay £415k after unsupervised teenage trainee dies

A company which manufactures pumping systems has been sentenced after the death of a 19-year-old trainee design engineer, who died Read More

Natures Way Foods to pay £205k after worker is electrocuted

A fresh produce manufacturing company has been fined £170,000 following the fatality of a 21-year-old sub-contractor, who died after coming Read More

Rethinking PPE for a safer workplace

By N Venkataraman Personal protective equipment (PPE) refers to protective clothing or equipment designed to protect the wearer’s body from Read More



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