gender


Does the equality maxim of ‘gender neutrality’ put women at greater health and safety risk?

Lorenzo Visentin explores the gender sensitive approach to risk, delving into some historic and more recent case study examples. Read More

Putting the MEN into MENtal health – A battle within the sexes

What is it that makes men more likely to end their lives, and how does this relate to the way we manage mental health at work? Read More

International Women’s Day: will your company be bold for change?

Today is International Women’s Day (IWD), a global day to celebrate women, unity, reflection, advocacy and action; encouraging everyone to Read More

STUC launches H&S toolkit for women

The Scottish Trades Union Congress has launched a toolkit to address health and safety issues that are applicable to women. Read More

Celebrate diversity in health and safety at #SHE1000

Today at Safety & Health Expo, a training and development session called #SHE1000 will be running to highlight the importance Read More

Graphic: The changing nature of work will affect gender diferently

In her sixth article for SHP, Dr Helen Beers explains why the changing nature of work will affect men and Read More

Focus on women’s health in the workplace

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has published two new booklets on gender issues and working conditions. Read More



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