health and safety


Firework safety: Staying safe on fireworks night

November is one of the busiest times of year for fireworks – Monday (5 November) is Bonfire night, and the Hindu festival Diwali, also known as the festival of lights, will takes place on Wednesday (7 November). Read More

Modern day slavery: New scheme launched to improve car wash safety

A Home Office minister has backed a new scheme designed to protect vulnerable workers in car washes. Read More

New European drone safety rules get green light

The European Parliament has approved new EU-wide rules to ensure the safe use of drones. Read More

Big data and safety compliance: You don’t have to be big to think big

For health and safety managers working in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), time and budget constraints are an important part of any business decision, while keeping on top of safety compliance and legislation can be costly and time-consuming. Read More

How to make accident investigations work for your organisation

SHP speaks to Joe Murphy, Head of Health, Safety, Wellbeing and Security at Southern Water, about making the most of accident investigations to drive improvements within your organisation. Read More

Prison sentence following electric shock

A man has been sentenced to 18 weeks in prison after a worker received serious injuries from an electric shock. Read More

Safety & Health Expo 2018 provides platform for women in health and safety

The second day of Safety & Health Expo will be home to a series of seminars and sessions dedicated to the development of women in health and safety and creating a more diverse workforce. Read More

£200k fine after falling scrap lead injures worker

A lead recycling company has been sentenced after a worker was trapped under a load of falling scrap lead. Read More

Is working the night shift bad for your health?

For most people, the working day starts around sunrise and ends at sunset, but for those who work nights, it is the other way around. Read More

Who is Nicky Moffat, inspirational speaker at Safety & Health Expo 2018?

Nicky Moffat CBE, formerly the British Army’s highest ranking female officer, will be sharing her thoughts on leadership and driving inclusive change at Safety & Health Expo later this month. Read More



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Mental Health is...
a current part of my role in health and safety
62%
33
run by another department, but I contribute to policy
19%
10
nothing to do with my department
19%
10