Karl Simons


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

Thames Water’s Karl Simons to chair mental health summit

Karl Simons will chair Safer Highways’ Mental Health Summit at the House of Commons on 20 June. Read More

How to implement mental health first aid in the workplace

New industry-endorsed guidance has been launched for employers, to enable them to lay the groundwork, evaluate the support they have in place, create clear policies and recruit mental health first aiders. Read More

Time to Talk: ‘I have mental health’

As part of its ‘Time to Talk’ Strategy, Thames Water has released a video starring employees working in the many roles within the company, to continue to push the understanding of everyone as to what the words ‘mental health’ actually mean. Read More

HSE publishes first aid guidance on mental health

The updated guidance states companies should consider ways to “manage mental ill health in your workplace which are appropriate for your business”. Read More

World Mental Health Day: 12 men talking

At midday yesterday, 12 men gathered together for 12 minutes to talk about the 12 men who statistically will commit suicide that day in an imitative by Thames Water to raise awareness for World Mental Health Day. Read More



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