health and safety


Air ambulance asked to move ‘due to health and safety risk’

An air ambulance that landed on a construction site was asked to move after a worker claimed the health and safety of the public was at risk. Read More

HSE takes over recycling deaths investigation

The Health and Safety Executive has announced it will be assuming primacy from West Midlands Police of the investigation into the death of five workers at a metal recycling plant in Birmingham on 7 July 2016. Read More

HSE energy conference to explore future of gas industry

The Health and Safety Executive, supported by the Institute of Gas Engineers & Managers, will host a new Safety Excellence in Energy conference in 2018. Read More

Helping GB Work Well campaign: call for firms to do more pays off

Employers publicly committing to making positive changes to their firms’ health and safety culture has resulted in an estimated 300,000 workers reaping the benefits of improved health and safety practices. Read More

Top OSH prosecutions of 2017

From million-pound plus fines to prison sentences, there have been some major prosecutions in occupational health and safety in 2017. Lauren Applebey assesses the big legal stories. Read More

An in-depth review: HSE statistics for 2016/17

Free download: Slips, trips and falls factsheet Slips, trips and falls are one of the most common causes of serious […] Read More

Uber loses appeal over workers’ rights

Taxi app Uber has lost a bid to overturn a decision by a tribunal which had said its drivers deserved […] Read More

Mental ill health in court: disability and discrimination

  A number of cases in the press have recently highlighted the cost to employees and businesses, in situations of […] Read More

Best of SHP 2017: Legislation update for October 2017 and beyond

Barbour and SHP provide guidance on the most important legislative changes in 2017. Read More

Horrific injuries after scaffolding hits power lines

A Swindon-based scaffolding company and its director have been sentenced after a worker was left with life-changing injuries. Read More



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