Heather Beach


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

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

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

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

Webinar: Mental health & wellbeing and looking after remote workers

Catch up with our most recent webinar, which looked at health & wellbeing in the workplace. With many employers advising staff work from home during the coronavirus outbreak, it also covered how period of self-isolation or prolonged time working from home can affect health & wellbeing and require a different approach from managers. 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

SHP’s Most Influential figures in health & safety named at Safety & Health Expo

SHP has announced the list of the 10 most influential people in health and safety for 2019, voted for by SHP readers. Read More



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