health and safety


HSE investigate incident at British Steel plant

Investigation begins into incident at Scunthorpe steel works. Read More

Half a million social homes “not meeting basic H&S standards”

More than half a million social homes in England fail to meet basic health and safety standards, an analysis of […] Read More

UK businesses breaking basic health & safety laws, says survey

Almost two thirds of UK businesses are failing to meet basic health & safety laws and are putting their employees […] Read More

Health and safety fines rise by 148%

UK companies paid £6.1 million in health and safety fines in 2016. That’s a rise of 148% on fines paid […] Read More

Why we added ‘security’ to the health and safety team at Tideway

Why has security been embedded within the health and safety team at Thames Tideway Tunnel? Steve Hails, director of health, safety and wellbeing at the project, tells SHP about the decision to add security to his portfolio, and what it means for the business. Read More

Health and safety: a great choice for those entering the world of work

Organisations in almost every industry, from manufacturing, mining and engineering through to construction, oil, gas and the public sector, employ […] Read More

Get ready for International Workers’ Memorial Day 2017

  As with last year, International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD) 2017 is set to be observed on Friday the 28 […] Read More

New apprenticeship levy begins today, but where does SHE fit in?

From 6 April 2017 all employers operating in England, with a pay bill over £3 million each year will be required to contribute to a new apprenticeship levy, and there will be changes to the funding for apprenticeship training for all employers. Read More

Cyber risk and the impact on health and safety

By Colin Moore and Hans Allnutt The HSE’s business plan for 2016/17 identifies “an increased cyber threat” as one of […] Read More

Big names added to mental health conference line up

Norman Lamb MP and Professor Lord Richard Layard join an already stellar line up including Alistair Campbell, Claire Forshaw from […] Read More



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