Karl Simons


Health is everyone’s business – Public consultation to reduce ill health-related job loss launched

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched a public consultation on a range of measures to reduce ill Read More

Safer Highways launches industry-wide mental health survey

The inaugural Safer Highways Mental Health Summit brought together senior representatives from government, business and academia from across the national Highways sector to launch the first industry-wide ‘Thriving at Work’ Mental Health Survey. Read More

Karl Simons named SHP’s Most Influential person in health & safety for 2019

SHP has announced the list of the most influential in health and safety voted for by you, recognising Karl Simons, Chief Health, Safety & Security Officer, Thames Water, as 2019’s ‘Most Influential’ for his work embracing technology in health & safety and challenging the stigma surrounding mental ill health. 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

Safety & Health Expo 2019: Plan your day

In advance of this year’s Safety & Health Expo, Karl Simons, Thames Water’s Chief Health, Safety & Security Officer, tells SHP why he plans to bring along his whole team to June’s event. Read More

Where’s Your Head At? Employees are three times more likely to discuss physical ailments over mental health issues at work

The disparity in physical and mental health at work is laid bare in new research from the ‘Where’s Your Head At?’ campaign, as it launches its new Workplace Manifesto for Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19 May 2019). Read More

Practitioners assemble to celebrate Safety4Good

Safety4Good is an initiative developed by several high-profile UK health & safety leaders to raise the positive profile of the profession. Read More

Changes to the CITB HS&E test

The Health, Safety and Environment test for the United Kingdom construction industry is being updated on 26 June 2019. Read More

‘Always know you are not on your own. There is a technical community that cares.’: In conversation with Karl Simons, Thames Water

Karl Simons talks to SHP Online about career development and his experiences of going from a lone adviser to Head of Health, Safety, Security and Wellbeing at Thames Water, which is a business responsible for 15 million customers. Read More

‘The future looks bright if we embrace technology in the right way’, says Thames Water Safety Director

In the latest of its Safety Bytes videos, Irwin & Colton meets Karl Simons, Director of Health, Safety, Security & Read More



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