Heather Beach


New research shows 2 million people may have had long COVID

Findings from the REACT-2 studies show over a third of people who had coronavirus reported symptoms lasting at least 12 weeks. Read More

Alastair Campbell on workplace mental ill-health

In episode 12 of the Safety & Health Podcast, we hear from former 10 Downing Street Director of Communications, Alastair Campbell, about the stigma around mental health in the workplace and tips for employers and those suffering with mental ill health. Also, we have a candid interview about suffering from burnout. Read More

A guide to home working

Many businesses have begun to embrace the idea of flexible working and working from home and, in the current climate, more and more of us may find ourselves plunged into doing so for longer than the one to two days a week, which employers and employees adapt to fairly easily. Read More

Getting better at listening

Being a good listener can be very hard for humans. We are hard wired to want to categorise, to solve, to judge, to relate to our own experience. When presented with a problem we just want to help. Read More

Wellbeing conversations are as simple as ABC (D)

One of the key recommendations from the Farmer Stevenson report “Thriving at Work” was: “Encourage open conversations about mental health and the support available when employees are struggling”. Read More

What is your company doing to support employee wellbeing?

SHP and Healthy Work Company have launched a collaborative wellbeing survey, with the view to producing a whitepaper, highlighting some of the initiatives which organisations have undertaken during the coronavirus pandemic, as well as focusing on plans for the future. Read More

Lessons from Grenfell: Why aren’t we learning?

In episode 8 of the Safety & Health Podcast, we hear from Gill Kernick about the pressing need to improve building safety culture post-Grenfell. We then look ahead to 2021 with some news from the Women in Safety & Health Network, plus hear an update on the One Percent Safer Foundation. Read More

Women in Health & Safety Network launches new mailing list and workstreams

The Women in Health and Safety Committee has met to set out its plans for 2021, which includes a series of workstreams, designed to help promote equality and amplify the voices of women in the profession. Read More

Time to Talk: The power of small

To mark Time to Talk Day 2021 organisations are being encouraged to embrace the ‘power of small’. Read More

SHP’s Most Influential figures in health & safety named for 2020

Hilda Palmer, Facilitator, Families Against Corporate Killers (FACK), has been named as the Most Influential Individual in health & safaty. SHP has produced a list most influential people in health & safety, as voted for by you. Read More



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Down to Earth: The hidden risk of low level falls in vehicle maintenance

Display Screen Equipment: Employee factsheet

ISO 45003: Your questions answered

Environment Bill guidance document

Hybrid working – Director’s briefing