Sole trader fined following workers’ exposure to wood dust

A Lincolnshire-based sole trader has been fined after his employees were exposed to a hazardous substance. Read More

UK workers have been digging too close to the pipeline network, a report has said

UK workers have been digging too close to the pipeline network and putting themselves at risk, according to a report. Read More

Car cleaning firm fined for putting workers at risk of electric shock

A County Durham car valeting company has been fined after failing to comply with enforcement notices and putting workers at risk of electrocution. Read More

How organisations can improve lone worker safety

Every day, lone workers face a myriad of different health and safety risks and hazards...SHP hears from Dakota Murphey, who takes a closer look at lone worker safety. Read More

Asbestos management in the rail sector

SHP hears from SOCOTEC UK, who discusses asbestos, its risk management in the rail sector and why it remains a threat to health and safety today. Read More

UK Power Networks issues winter warning to hauliers

Electricity distributor, UK Power Networks, has launched a powerful new winter safety drive aimed at saving the lives of road hauliers. SHP hears more below... Read More

Monitor and control: Common construction site hazards and risks

SOCOTEC outlines some of the most common hazards and risks that construction workers may encounter, as well as the relevant legislation and control measures that ensure that the level of risk is kept as low as possible. Read More

Safety innovation: Using NFC and QR technology to identify risk

SHP continues its safety technology innovation series with Airsweb Product Development Director, Rob Leech. This time we look at how the company is utilising existing NFC and QR Code technology for the benefit of contract workers. Read More

Hazards Campaign launches health and safety manifesto

The manifesto warns that health and safety has been “ideologically demonised” as “pointless red tape” and instead calls for “real, enforceable employment and safety rights”. Read More

Silica – understanding the age-old hazard

Occupational hygienist Kelvin Williams takes a closer look at silica. This article was published in September 2016. How is it, Read More

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