health and safety training


How the PUWER regulations can help reduce risk in the workplace

Think about how much workplaces have changed, even in just the last 30 years. Whether we’re talking about the office, a construction site, a theme park or a hospital, emerging technologies, better manufacturing processes and automation has seen new equipment brought in to make our work more efficient. This equipment, from a tunnel-boring machine preparing the way for a new underground line, to the (now) humble laptop, often brings risk with it... Read More

NEBOSH launches new service to shake-up in-house health and safety training

NEBOSH has launched a new solution for businesses that want to improve their in-company training. Read More

Health and safety professionals urged to give mentoring a chance

Mentoring is “one of the most rewarding things you can do”, according to Grant Thompson, Global EHS lead at Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions. Read More

National Forklift Safety Day highlights the importance of operator training

As part of its continuing commitment to raising safety standards across the material handling sector, UKMHA is once again championing the cause of National Forklift Safety Day. Read More

The importance of health and safety training in the rail sector

From slips, trips and falls to electrical hazards, every workplace comes with its unique set of risks, and the rail sector is certainly no exception to this rule. Health and safety training is a legal requirement that ensures the general wellbeing of a workforce and reduces the risk of an accident within the workplace. However, it is often overlooked by employers, or is not as regularly monitored or maintained as it should be... Read More

At the pointy end: Talking people, law, health & safety

SHP caught up with Tim Marsh and Laura Thomas, ahead of an event they are hosting in July, which will discuss the practical importance of a positive, proactive and holistic health & safety culture. Read More

NEBOSH Diploma scholarship returns for 2022 with even more opportunities to learn

NEBOSH has opened applications for its 2022 scholarship programme and this year it’s offering even more opportunities for aspiring health and safety professionals. Read More

What should employers look for when recruiting and hiring a competent forklift truck operator?

SHP speaks to Stuart Taylor, Managing Director at Mentor FLT Training, who explains the misconception around the existence of the forklift truck ‘licence’ and talks about what employers should look for when recruiting and hiring a forklift truck operator. Read More

3 reasons a young person should consider a career in health & safety

Melissa Mark-Joyce discusses why health and safety professionals need to play their part in encouraging young people to embark on careers. Read More

One Percent Safer Bursary offers IIRSM membership to successful applicants

Multiple risk and safety practitioners from Nigeria, India, Ghana, Pakistan and Egypt are set to become IIRSM Affiliate members. Read More



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