Heather Beach


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

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

Women in Health & Safety update

Heather Beach, Founder of the Health Work Company and Women in Health & Safety committee member, provides an update on the committee’s activities over the last few months and looks ahead to some upcoming events. Read More

Time to change our approach to mental health

We have recently lived through a period which is challenging everyone. Our children, our workers, our elderly. It is unlikely to get better before it gets worse, as the economic fallout hits us, and we are told that the next epidemic will be anxiety. Read More

Webinar Wednesdays: Supporting employee mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic

As part of the SHP Webinar Wednesdays series, Barbour EHS presents this session, which will cover some of the basics of your training needs analysis and provide some quick wins. Read More

What makes us susceptible to burnout?

In episode 2 of the Safety & Health Podcast, 'Burnout, stress and being human', Heather Beach is joined by Stacy Thomson to discuss burnout, perfectionism and how to deal with burnout as an individual, as management and as an organisation. Read More

‘The world needs positive psychology for the next few months’

Positive Psychology (not to be confused with positive thinking) is the scientific study of human flourishing, and an applied approach to optimal functioning. It has also been defined as the study of the strengths and virtues that enable individuals, communities, and organisations to thrive. Read More

Updating your wellbeing business case for 2020

Heather Beach looks at two reports, published to support your business case for organisational wellbeing – one from Deloitte and one from Robertson Cooper. Read More

Burnout, stress and being human

In May 2019, the World Health Organization announced that in the ICD11 (international classification of mental illnesses) there would be a new category of “burnout” as an occupational phenomenon – not a medical condition. Heather Beach discusses... Read More

The future of the health and safety profession

Discussing the future of the health and safety profession, a panel of experts talked about what the attributes and qualifications of a good H&S professional should be. Read More



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Achieving Agility: A guide for professionals in HR, health and safety, risk and compliance

Pandemic preparedness: Propel your safety culture forward by avoiding these 7 mistakes

Getting approval for your software solution – Your quick reference eGuide

SHP legislation update eBook – October 2020

A guide to COSHH management